Green Rice With Pine Nuts Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
DishMain Ingredient


 Reduced calorie margarine1 Tablespoon
 Finely chopped green onions3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Chopped fresh spinach1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Finely chopped fresh parsley1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chopped celery leaves1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Long grain rice1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked
 Canned no salt added chicken broth2 Cup (32 tbs), undiluted
 Pine nuts2 Tablespoon, toasted
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1031 Calories from Fat 239

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.9%

Saturated Fat 3.8 g18.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 999.9 mg41.7%

Total Carbohydrates 158 g52.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.4 g21.4%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 30 g59.7%

Vitamin A 194.1% Vitamin C 103.8%

Calcium 17.7% Iron 37.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Heat margarine in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until margarine melts.
Add green onions, and saute until tender.
Add spinach, parsley, and celery leaves; saute 1 to 2 minutes or until spinach wilts.
Add rice, stirring gently.
Add chicken broth to rice mixture; bring to a boil.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
Stir in pine nuts, pepper, and salt.