Become a Member

Get access to more than 30 brands, premium video, exclusive content, events, mapping, and more.

Already have an account? Sign In

Become a Member

Get access to more than 30 brands, premium video, exclusive content, events, mapping, and more.

Already have an account? Sign In

Brands

Diets

Rice Casserole with Pine Nuts

This soothing and simple casserole is a great family-style meal that can be easily modified by adding extra ingredients. To vary flavors and textures, experiment with different kinds of rice, such as fragrant jasmine or basmati.

This soothing and simple casserole is a great family-style meal that can be easily modified by adding extra ingredients. To vary flavors and textures, experiment with different kinds of rice, such as fragrant jasmine or basmati.

Servings
6

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 large carrot, quartered lengthwise and chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp. dried dill
  • 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp. light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain brown rice
  • 1 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup toasted pine nuts

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 11/2 -quart baking dish.

In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add vegetables, garlic, bay leaves, dill, thyme and parsley. Cook, stirring often, until vegetables begin to soften, about 10 minutes. Add brown sugar, paprika and rice, and stir 1 minute. Add tomatoes and 1 cup water. Bring mixture to a simmer. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Transfer mixture to prepared baking dish. Cover, and bake until rice is tender, about 11/2 hours. Sprinkle with pine nuts, and serve warm.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 237
  • Carbohydrate Content 34 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 9 g
  • Fiber Content 4 g
  • Protein Content 7 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1 g
  • Sodium Content 33 mg
  • Sugar Content 0 g