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Lemon Rice Pilaf Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

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

  • 1. Cook rice according to package directions.
  • 2. 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.