Brown Rice Pilaf

Brown Rice Pilaf

Flavorful, low sodium pilaf made with garlic, onion, green pepper and herbs
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time50 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brown rice, pilaf
Servings: 9 1/2 cup
Calories: 133kcal


  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 1/4 cup brown rice uncooked
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  • In a large skillet, saute onion and green pepper in oil until tender.
  • Add rice and garlic. Cook and stir for 3-4 minutes or until rice is lightly browned.
  • Add water, broth, thyme and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce head, cover and simmer 35-40 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • Fluff with a fork.


Nutrition Facts (per 1/2 cup): 133 calories, 3g fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 12mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 0g added sugar, 3g protein, 10mg calcium, 139mg potassium, 104mg phosphorus, 12mg oxalate

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