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Cumin Rice Pilaf

 Cumin Rice Pilaf
“Rice doesn’t have to be a boring side dish,” declares Aurora, Colorado’s Janice Mitchell. “Beef consomme and a dash of hot sauce really warm up this recipe for a moist, savory pilaf. It goes well with pork, beef or chicken.”
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce


  • In a small saucepan, saute the rice, onion and red pepper in oil for
  • 3-4 minutes or until lightly browned. Add the broth, cumin and hot
  • pepper sauce; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for
  • 20-25 minutes or until rice is tender. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 235 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 416 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.