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Rice Pilaf

This is similar to the boxed rice pilaf mixes you can buy, except for the level of sodium in it. It goes well with fish, chicken or pork.

2 T Olive Oil
1/2 c Onion,Chopped
1/4 t Garlic Powder
1 c Rice
1/2 c Orzo,Or Other Small Pasta
3 1/2 c Water
1/4 t Thyme
1/4 t Black Pepper
1 T Lemon Juice

Sauté onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add rice and pasta and sauté about 2 minutes longer or until pasta is golden brown. Add water and spices, cover, reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender. (If water is not all absorbed ... it will depend on the kind of pasta you use ... you may need to remove the lid the last five minutes.)

Yield: 6 Servings

Sodium Category: VeryLowSodium

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Helping
Servings Per Recipe 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 112
Calories from Fat 43

% Daily Values *

Total Fat 5 gr
  Saturated Fat 1 gr
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0 gr
  Monounsaturated Fat 3 gr
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 6 mg
Potassium 52 mg
Carbohydrates 15 gr
  Dietary Fiber 0.6gr
Protein 2 gr
7%
3%
 
 
0%
0%
1%
5%
3%
 

Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron
0%
3%
1%
5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on
a 2000 calorie diet