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Brown Rice Pilaf Dish

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

Walnuts and dried apricots jazz up brown rice for a tasty, earthy side with loads of flavor. —Marie Rizzio, Interlochen, Michigan
Brown Rice Pilaf Dish Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1-1/3 cups instant brown rice
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1-1/3 cups water
  • 1/3 cup dried apricots, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, saute green onions in butter until tender. Add rice and walnuts; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until walnuts are toasted. Add the water, apricots, salt and pepper.
  2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 229 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 169mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.

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