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Veggie Rice Pilaf

Colorful and full of flavor. Great addition to your meal. Lower in sodium, phosphorus, and potassium. Counts as 1 carb serving.

Veggie Rice Pilaf


Serving size: 1/2 cup
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1⁄2 cup
rice (uncooked)
1⁄2 cup
orzo pasta
1⁄2 cup
onion (diced)
1⁄2 cup
carrot (diced)
1⁄2 cup
peas (frozen)
2 cloves
garlic (minced)
2 cups
chicken broth (low sodium)
1 1⁄2 tablespoon
butter (unsalted)



  • Melt butter in large skillet
  • Add orzo
  • Cook till golden brown while stirring occasionally
  • Add onion and cook for a few minutes
  • Add garlic and cook for another minute or two
  • Blend the rice and broth in and bring to a boil
  • Cover and reduce heat to a simmer
  • Add carrots and peas after about 10 or 15 minutes
  • Continue cooking
  • Remove from heat once liquid has been absorbed and rice is tender
  • Let stand for a few minutes
  • Fluff rice and serve

Nutritional Analysis

Per serving
Calories: 106 kcal
Protein: 3 g
Carbohydrates: 17 g
Dietary Fiber: 1 g
Phosphorus: 49 mg
Potassium: 95 mg
Sodium: 86 mg