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Basmati Rice Pilaf

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  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Reduced calorie margarine 1 Teaspoon
  Minced walnuts 1 Tablespoon
  Minced onion 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Canned low sodium chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Basmati rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked
  Raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Coat a large saucepan with cooking spray; add margarine.
Place over medium-high heat until hot.
Add walnuts, and cook, stirring constantly, until walnuts are toasted.
Remove from saucepan, and set aside.
Add onion and garlic to saucepan; saute until tender.
Add chicken broth.
Bring to a boil; stir in rice and raisins.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes.
Remove from heat, and let stand 10 minutes.
Add toasted walnuts; toss gently with a fork.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1183 Calories from Fat 160

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.6%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g12.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 209.9 mg8.7%

Total Carbohydrates 223 g74.3%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.1%

Sugars 27.5 g

Protein 27 g54.3%

Vitamin A 3.6% Vitamin C 4.3%

Calcium 11.4% Iron 21.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Basmati Rice Pilaf Recipe