Confetti Rice Pilaf

Confetti Rice Pilaf

  • Prep:
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Total: 30 min
  • Serving: 6 People

Show your heart you care, try this terrific, heartwarming recipe for confetti rice pilaf, loaded with heart-healthy omega-3s, folic acid and whole grains.

Courtesy of the USA Rice Federation


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup cubed or julienned carrots
  • 1/2 cup cubed or julienned zucchini
  • 1/2 cup cubed or julienned yellow squash
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice (cooked in low-sodium chicken broth)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary leaves, or favorite herb


  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat; add carrots, zucchini, squash and garlic; cook until vegetables are tender crisp; stir in rice, pepper and rosemary; cook until thoroughly heated.
  2. Serving suggestion: Makes a great side dish for grilled meats, poultry or seafood.
  3. Note: To julienne vegetables, slice diagonally and cut each slice into matchstick-size strips.


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