Nutritional Info

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 (337g)

Calories 405
Calories from Fat 67 (17%)
Amount Per Serving %DIV
Total Fat 7.5g 12%
Saturated Fat 1.8g 9%
Monounsaturated Fat 3.7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 50.3mg 17%
Sodium 1009.2mg 44%
Potassium 549.4mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 58.5g 19%
Dietary Fiber 6.6g 27%
Sugars 3.8g
Protein 25.4g 51%

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Balsamic Rice And Orzo Pilaf

Source: 500 Vegan Recipes
Recipe Description
This is the perfect dish to bring to a potluck or get together. It doesn't have any "weird vegan" ingredients, so even your father-in-law won't be afraid to try it, plus it tastes good hot or cold.
Prep time
15 min
Cook time
37 min
Ready In
52 min

Ingredients

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1/4 Cup(c)  extra virgin olive oil, divided
5 Cup(c)  vegetable broth
2 Cup(c)  uncooked long grain rice (brown or white)
2 Cup(c)  water
1 Cup(c)  uncooked orzo
2 Tablespoon(T)  garlic, minced
10   fresh basil leaves, tightly packed, then cut into a chiffonade
1/2 Cup(c)  pine nuts, toasted
1/4 Cup(c)  balsamic vinegar
6   sun dried tomatoes packed in oil, chopped
1 Pinch(pn)  salt, to taste
1 Tablespoon(T)  extra virgin olive oil
1 Pinch(pn)  pepper, to taste

Preparation

Bring the broth to a boil in a medium sized pot. Add 1 tablespoon of the olive oil and the rice. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes. Add the water, return to a boil, add the orzo, cover, and boil for about 7 more minutes. Uncover and let stand until all the moisture has been absorbed, 5 to 10 minutes. Mix in the garlic, basil, pine nuts, vinegar, remaining 1/4 cup oil, sun dried tomatoes, salt and pepper. Serve.

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