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Lemon Rice Pilaf

 Lemon Rice Pilaf
Forget buying the pre-made by pilaf mix when you can make your own. The lemon add such a fresh flavor and will become a favorite in your household.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
4-6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked jasmine or long grain white rice
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Cook rice according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, in a skillet over medium heat, saute celery and onions in
  • butter until tender. Add the rice, lemon peel, salt and pepper; toss
  • lightly. Cook and stir until heated through. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 155 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 454 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.