Holiday Rice Pilaf

  • Yield: 8 servings


2-- (16-ounce) cans fat-free chicken broth (4 cups)
2cups rice
1tablespoon margarine
1/3cup chopped pecans
1/2cup sliced green onions
1teaspoon minced garlic
1/2pound mushrooms, sliced
1cup chopped red bell pepper
1cup frozen green peas, thawed


  1. In a large saucepan, bring the chicken broth to a boil; stir in the rice.  Return to a boil.  Reduce heat, cover and cook for about 20 minutes or until the rice is done.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, melt the margarine and add the pecans.  Cook the pecans for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly.  Add the green onions, garlic, mushrooms and red pepper sauteing for 5 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.  Add the peas to the mixture, stirring until heated through.  Add the cooked rice to the pecan mixture tossing until well combined.


Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 260
  • Fat 5g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 127mg
  • Carbohydrate 44g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Protein 9g