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Savory Noodle Rice Pilaf

 Savory Noodle Rice Pilaf
A combination of fine egg noodles and long grain rice makes this side dish a savory change-of-pace. Judy Barry of West Milford, New Jersey seasons the pilaf with minced garlic, fresh parsley and a little butter.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1/2 cup uncooked fine egg noodles, broken
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons sodium-free chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley


  • In a large saucepan, cook and stir noodles in oil and butter until
  • lightly browned. Stir in the rice and garlic; cook 2 minutes longer.
  • Add the water, bouillon, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce
  • heat; cover and simmer for 13 minutes. Stir in parsley; cover and
  • cook 2-5 minutes longer or until rice is tender. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 2/3 cup equals 161 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 123 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.