Savory Rice Pilaf

Savory Rice Pilaf
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  • Recipe Yield: 4

Turn the tables on chicken and rice!


  • 1 (12 oz.) Can - Chunk Light Tuna in Water, chunked and drained
  • 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 1 cup long grain brown rice
  • 12 cup finely chopped onion
  • 14 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1-12 tsp. dried dill
  • 2 cups water
  • 2–12 cups assorted fresh or frozen and thawed vegetables (peas, corn, sliced carrots, broccoli florets, sliced zucchini and mushrooms)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack Cheese


  • In a medium sauce pan, melt butter over medium-high heat; cook rice and onions, stirring until rice is golden and onion is soft.
  • Stir in pepper, dill and water. Bring to a boil and cover. Reduce heat and simmer about 15 minutes or until rice is almost tender. (Not all the liquid will be absorbed.)
  • Add vegetables; cook 5 minutes or until tender.
  • Add tuna and 12 cup cheese, stirring to blend. Serve topped with remaining cheese.
Servings Per Container: 4 Serving Size: 295g
Amount Per Serving DV%*
Calories 310
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 260mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 18%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 5g
Protein 17g
Vitamin A 35%
Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 6%
Iron 15%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.