Veggie Brown Rice & Orzo Pilaf Recipe serves: 6
Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 35 min

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 270
Calories from Fat 50
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 440 mg
Total Carbs 49 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 4 g
Protein 7 g
Vitamin A 70 %
Vitamin C 90 %
Calcium 2 %
Iron 10 %

Veggie Brown Rice & Orzo Pilaf

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Deliciously Simple
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 medium red, orange and/or yellow bell peppers, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. dried thyme leaves, crushed
  • 1 cup uncooked brown rice
  • 2 1/4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup uncooked orzo pasta, prepared according to package directions
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh parsley leaves (optional)

Directions

  1. Melt I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Deliciously Simple in large saucepan over medium-high heat and cook onion, red peppers, carrot, salt, pepper and thyme, stirring frequently, 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  2. Stir in rice and cook 3 minutes. Add broth and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered 25 minutes or until rice is tender. Let stand 5 minutes. Stir in hot orzo and parsley.
  • Cost per recipe*: $6.60. Cost per serving*: $1.10. *Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.

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