Lemon Rice Pilaf
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1 cup uncooked jasmine or long grain white rice
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 cup sliced celery
- 1 cup thinly sliced green onions
- 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat butter over medium heat. Add celery and onions; cook until tender. Add rice, lemon zest, salt and pepper; toss lightly. Cook until heated through.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 155 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 454mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.
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Feb 13, 2019
Delicious replacement for normal, bland rice! My husband absolutely loved.
Oct 2, 2018
I loved this rice recipe! My celery took a bit longer to soften. It's probably best to let the celery cook a bit before adding the green onions.
Nov 20, 2017
This was a great side dish! I served it with shredded beef, and it was quick and easy.
May 2, 2017
I made this dish today and I found it to be really good! The only 2 changes I'd made were using a regular sliced onion and about 2/3 to 3/4 sliced celery since I didn't have a lot of celery! This dish was for a Citrus Challenge with Taste of Home. delowenstein, Volunteer Field Editor