Nutty Brown Rice Pilaf Nutty Brown Rice Pilaf

Author: Canadian Living

The nuttiness of brown rice is played up by savoury and sweet flavours. One cup (250 mL) cooked brown rice has 2.2 grams dietary fibre, compared with 0.6 grams for the same amount of cooked white rice.

  • Portion size 4 servings
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In heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, garlic, thyme, salt, pepper and cinnamon, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until softened.

Add rice; cook, stirring, for I minute. Add stock, currants and lemon rind; bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook for 35 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes; fluff with fork.

Sprinkle with pine nuts and onions.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 543 mg
  • Protein 10 g
  • Calories 301.0
  • Total fat 9 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 50 g


  • Iron 19.0
  • Folate 11.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
  • Vitamin C 7.0
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