Nutty Vegetable Pilaf Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings6
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Vegetable oil1 Tablespoon
 Coarsely chopped broccoli2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Carrots2 Medium, julienned
 Onion1 Medium, chopped
 Sliced fresh mushrooms1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced
 Dried thyme leaves1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Dried basil leaves1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground black pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cooked brown rice3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Chopped pecans1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), toasted
 Shredded parmesan cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 276 Calories from Fat 114

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20.5%

Saturated Fat 2.9 g14.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 9.1 mg

Sodium 344 mg14.3%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16.9%

Sugars 2.9 g

Protein 9 g17.3%

Vitamin A 84.3% Vitamin C 44.9%

Calcium 17.8% Iron 11%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add broccoli, carrots and onion. Cook and stir 5 to 7 minutes or until broccoli and carrots are tender and onion begins to brown. Add mushrooms, garlic, thyme, basil, salt and pepper. Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Add rice and pecans; cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring, until well blended and thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with cheese, if desired.