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Green Rice With Pine Nuts

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  Reduced calorie margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped green onions 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped fresh spinach 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Finely chopped fresh parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped celery leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Long grain rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked
  Canned no salt added chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs), undiluted
  Pine nuts 2 Tablespoon, toasted
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Heat margarine in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until margarine melts.
Add green onions, and saute until tender.
Add spinach, parsley, and celery leaves; saute 1 to 2 minutes or until spinach wilts.
Add rice, stirring gently.
Add chicken broth to rice mixture; bring to a boil.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
Stir in pine nuts, pepper, and salt.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1031 Calories from Fat 239

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.9%

Saturated Fat 3.8 g18.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 999.9 mg41.7%

Total Carbohydrates 158 g52.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.4 g21.4%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 30 g59.7%

Vitamin A 194.1% Vitamin C 103.8%

Calcium 17.7% Iron 37.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Green Rice With Pine Nuts Recipe