Savory Rice Pilaf

Savory Rice Pilaf
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  • Recipe Yield: 4

Created by StarKist®

3.8
Average: 3.8 (5 votes)

Turn the tables on chicken and rice!

Ingredients:

  • 1 (12 oz.) Can - Chunk Light Tuna in Water, chunked and drained
  • 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 1 cup long grain brown rice
  • 12 cup finely chopped onion
  • 14 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1-12 tsp. dried dill
  • 2 cups water
  • 2–12 cups assorted fresh or frozen and thawed vegetables (peas, corn, sliced carrots, broccoli florets, sliced zucchini and mushrooms)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack Cheese

Directions:

  • In a medium sauce pan, melt butter over medium-high heat; cook rice and onions, stirring until rice is golden and onion is soft.
  • Stir in pepper, dill and water. Bring to a boil and cover. Reduce heat and simmer about 15 minutes or until rice is almost tender. (Not all the liquid will be absorbed.)
  • Add vegetables; cook 5 minutes or until tender.
  • Add tuna and 12 cup cheese, stirring to blend. Serve topped with remaining cheese.
When using 1 (12 oz.) Can - Chunk Light Tuna in WaterServings Size 295g
Servings Per Container 4
Amount Per ServingDV%
Calories310310
Calories from Fat60
Total Fat6g9%6g
Saturated Fat1g5%1g
Trans Fat1g1g
Cholesterol20mg7%20mg
Sodium260mg11%260mg
Total Carbohydrate54g18%54g
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars5g5g
Protein17g17g
Vitamin A35%
Vitamin C10%
Calcium6%
Iron15%