Rice Pilaf with Green Beans and Carrots

A veggie trilogy of green beans, carrots and onions is mixed into long-grain rice pilaf for a wonderfully traditional side dish with it all.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 2 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 12

Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2
cups uncooked converted long-grain white rice
1/2
cup sliced carrot (1 medium)
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
1
cup water
1
can (14 oz) chicken broth with roasted garlic
1 1/4
cups Green Giant™ frozen cut green beans (from 1-lb bag), thawed
2
medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons)
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add rice, carrot, salt and lemon-pepper seasoning; cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until rice is golden brown. Add water and broth; heat to boiling. Remove from heat.
  • 2 Meanwhile, spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • 3 Pour rice mixture into slow cooker. Stir in thawed green beans and onions (make sure all rice is under liquid and not sticking to side of slow cooker).
  • 4 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 2 to 2 1/2 hours. If desired, keep rice mixture warm on Low heat setting up to 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
    Calories
    140
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2 1/2g
    2 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    270mg
    270%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    25g
    25%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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