CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Spiced Celery PilafThis tasty side dish would go well with pork.
By: Herald Staff Report,
This tasty side dish would go well with pork.
Spiced Celery Pilaf
1 tablespoon canola oil
2 tablespoons diced/chopped frozen onion
2 cups sliced celery
½ cup long-grain, white rice
1½ cups fat-free, low-salt canned chicken broth
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley (optional)
Heat oil in nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, celery. Saute 3 minutes. Add rice. Saute 1 minute. Add broth, cinnamon. Bring to boil, lower heat to medium, cover, and simmer gently 20 minutes. Remove cover and add salt, pepper to taste. Sprinkle parsley on top.
Yield: Serves 2.
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 265 calories, 25 percent of calories from fat, 7.3 grams fat (0.6 grams saturated, 4.4 grams monounsaturated), no cholesterol, 6.7 grams protein, 43.4 grams carbohydrates, 3 grams fiber, 536 milligrams sodium.
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