WW: Parmesan-Basil Rice Pilaf (6 points)
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
2 cups uncooked long-grain rice
1/2 cup water
2 (14 1/4-oz.) cans fat-free chicken broth
1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
1/2 cup (2-ozs.) pre-shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Thaw the peas while the rice is cooking. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add garlic; sautÃ© 30 seconds or until lightly browned.
Add rice; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in water and broth; bring to a boil.
Cover; reduce heat to medium-low. Cook 20 minutes or until liquid is almost absorbed. Remove from heat; fluff with a fork. Add remaining ingredients, tossing well.
One 1-cup serving equals: 290 Calories (kcal); 3g Total Fat; (9% calories from fat); 14g Protein; 54g Carbohydrate; 5mg Cholesterol; 423mg Sodium; 2g Fiber.
Serving Size 6