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Mushroom Rice Pilaf Recipe

Fresh mushrooms and a hint of wine dress up instant rice in this recipe shared by Genny Monchamp of Redding, California. The speedy side dish is an effortless accompaniment to chicken, pork or beef.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, bring water and bouillon to a boil. Stir in rice. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand for 5 minutes.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a skillet, saute mushrooms and onions in butter and wine until mushrooms are tender and liquid is absorbed, about 6 minutes. Fluff rice with a fork; stir in mushroom mixture. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with wine and 1 tablespoon butter) equals 132 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 324 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.