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Brown Rice Pilaf


From EatingWell:  March/April 2012

Turn everyday brown rice into delicious brown rice pilaf with the addition of currants and sliced almonds.

4 servings, about 2/3 cup each | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 50 minutes



  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add rice and stir until starting to brown, about 3 minutes. Add water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to maintain a low simmer, cover and cook until the rice is tender, 30 to 40 minutes (see Tips). Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork and toss with currants and almonds.


Per serving : 199 Calories; 7 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 4 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 32 g Carbohydrates; 4 g Protein; 3 g Fiber; 8 mg Sodium; 173 mg Potassium

2 Carbohydrate Serving

Tips & Notes