We love rice and any side dish with rice in it is a family favorite. Mushroom rice pilaf is the perfect addition to a main course. I serve this when I make chicken or fish.

I have made this on “Meatless Mondays” as well. I use low-sodium chicken broth and water to cook the rice. I think it adds a nice flavor.

Rice cooking times may vary according to taste preference. I used regular white organic raw mushrooms, but I’ve made this using a combination of mushrooms too.

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MUSHROOM RICE PILAF
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
This is a tasty side dish that takes very little time to prepare. It’s filling, delicious and works well with many meals.
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 233 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 cup brown rice (long grain)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups fresh mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 cup onions (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup fat free chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In a 2-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add mushrooms, onion, garlic powder, salt, and pepper stirring often until the mushrooms and onion start to get tender, usually takes 3 – 4 minutes.
  3. Add water, chicken broth and rice.
  4. Stir and increase heat to high.
  5. Once it starts to boil; reduce heat and cover.
  6. Simmer for 40-45 minutes or until rice is tender.
  7. Keep covered, remove from heat and let stand about 5 minutes.
  8. Stir and serve hot.
Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 4 servings

Serving size is about 3/4 cup

Each serving = 5 Points*

*based only on ingredients with an SP Freestyle value 

Nutrition Facts
MUSHROOM RICE PILAF
Amount Per Serving
Calories 233 Calories from Fat 48
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.3g 8%
Saturated Fat 0.9g 5%
Sodium 196mg 8%
Potassium 340mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 40.8g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2.7g 11%
Sugars 2.2g
Protein 6.3g 13%
Calcium 2%
Iron 11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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