Pineapple Cashew Rice
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 35 minutes
This is a yummy and simple rice dish that goes great with chicken, fish and Asian dishes.
1 cup rice, basmati, brown, dry
1 carrot(s), chopped into small cubes
1/2 onion(s), medium, chopped
2 cups vegetable broth, reduced sodium
2 teaspoons soy sauce, low sodium
2 teaspoons honey
1/2 cup peas, frozen
1/4 cup nuts, cashews, roasted and salted
1 cup pineapple chunks, canned or fresh, dained
In a medium sauce pan, bring the broth, soy sauce, honey, chopped onion and the rice to a boil over medium high heat. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for approximately 25 minutes. Dice the carrots into small pieces and add them to the rice, stir, and continue to simmer for approximately 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is soft. Remove from the heat and stir in the peas, cashews, and pineapple chunks(drain juice first). Cover and let sit for 5 minutes before serving.
Per Serving About : 290 calories, 6 g fat, 1.5 g saturated fat, 7 g protein, 55 g carbohydrates,5 g dietary fiber, 220 mg sodium