Corn Pilaf

A-maize guests with a jazzed-up rice dish full of sweet, tasty corn.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
cup uncooked basmati or regular long-grain white rice
2
tablespoons oil
3
cinnamon sticks
1
(11-oz.) can Green Giant™ SteamCrisp® Mexicorn® Whole Kernel Corn, Red and Green Peppers, drained
1
(4.5-oz.) can Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon minced gingerroot
1 3/4 cups water
1 1/2
teaspoons butter
1
tomato, cut into 6 slices
Fresh parsley sprigs
  • 1 In medium bowl, combine rice and enough water to cover. Let stand 15 minutes. Drain.
  • 2 Heat oil in medium nonstick saucepan over high heat until hot. Add rice and cinnamon sticks; cook and stir 2 minutes.
  • 3 Add corn, chiles, salt, gingerroot and water; mix well. Partially cover; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 7 to 8 minutes or until water is absorbed. Stir in butter; fluff with fork. Let stand, uncovered, 5 minutes. Remove cinnamon sticks. Spoon into serving bowl. Garnish with sliced tomatoes and parsley sprigs.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
    Calories
    170
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    310mg
    310%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    27g
    27%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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