Five Minute Pilaf

by Jen


1 8.8-ounce pouch cooked brown rice

2 cups frozen Italian-blend vegetables

1/4 cup refrigerated reduced-fat basil pesto

2 tablespoons pine nuts or chopped walnuts, toasted

In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine brown rice and frozen vegetables. Cover bowl. Microwave on 100% power (high) 4 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp tender and mixture is heated through, stirring once or twice during cooking. Stir in pesto. Sprinkle with nuts to serve.

Nutrition per serving:

136 calories

6 grams total fat

3 mg cholesterol

110 mg sodium

17 grams carbohydrate

2 grams fiber

4 grams protein

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