Walnut-Lemon Rice Pilaf

Chopped walnuts add a delicious crunch to this rice side dish recipe.

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Makes:
4 servings
Start to Finish:
20 mins
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Walnut-Lemon Rice Pilaf

Ingredients
1/2
cup coarsely chopped walnuts
1
small yellow sweet pepper, cut in bite-size strips
1/2
of a small red onion, cut in slivers
2
2
teaspoons olive oil
1
8.8 ounce package cooked brown rice
1/4
cup coarsely chopped Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
2
tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

  1. In large dry skillet heat walnuts over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring frequently. Remove from skillet; set aside. In same skillet cook sweet pepper, onion, and garlic in hot oil over medium heat 5 minutes or just until tender, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add rice to skillet. Cook and stir to heat through. Stir in nuts, parsley, lemon peel and juice, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Makes 4 side-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Walnut-Lemon Rice Pilaf)
    Per serving:
  • 238 kcal cal.,
  • 14 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 7 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 3 g monounsatured fat),
  • 152 mg sodium,
  • 26 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 2 g sugar,
  • 5 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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