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Walnut Pilaf

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Category: Side Dishes

 Ingredients List

  • 2 oz Ca. walnuts, chopped
  • - (reserve 4 halves
  • - for garnish)
  • 4 c Sliced mushrooms
  • 1/4 c Minced onion
  • 4 oz Brown rice
  • 1 1/2 c Low-sodium beef broth
  • -OR- vegetable broth
  • 1 tb Balsamic vinegar
  • 2 ts Aromatic bitters
  • 1/2 ts Crushed dried rosemary
  • 1/2 ts Pepper
  • 2 tb Minced parsley


Preheat oven to 350 F. Spread walnuts evenly on a cookie sheet; bake
10-12 minutes until fragrant and lightly toasted. Set aside.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat for 1 minute. Add
mushrooms and onion; cook, stirring often for about 10 minutes, until
mushroom liquid has evaporated and onion is golden brown.

Add rice, broth, vinegar, bitters, rosemary and pepper; bring to a boil.
Reduce heat, cover and simmer 40 minutes until rice is tender and liquid
is absorbed.

Add reserved walnuts; toss to combine. Sprinkle with parsley, garnish
with walnut halves and serve.

Each serving (1 cup) provides:
* 1 FA, 2-1/4 V, 1/2 P, 1 B, 10 C.

Per serving:
* 231 cal, 6 g pro, 30 g car,
* 10 g fat: 6 g poly, 2 g mono, 1 g sat
* 10 g sod, 0 mg chol

Reprinted with permission from USA Rice Council
Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias

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