Creamy Brown Rice and Vegetable Pilaf

July 25, 2016
makes 3 servings
prep time 10 min
cook time 30 min


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1/2 cup carrot, peeled, diced
  • 1/2 cup celery, trimmed, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup [4 ounces] low-fat Colby cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon green onion, sliced


1. In a small sauce pan, combine water, brown rice, carrot, celery, and salt.

2. Bring to a boil over high heat; reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.

3. Remove from heat, stir in Colby cheese and Greek yogurt.

4. Serve garnished with green onion.

Tip: Red chili flakes, hot sauce or jalapenos may be added for a spicy kick.

Creamy Brown Rice and Vegetable Pilaf

PT10M PT30M PT40M Serves 3 Ingredients: 2 cups water, 1 cup brown rice, 1/2 cup carrot, peeled, diced, 1/2 cup celery, trimmed, diced, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 cup [4 ounces] low-fat Colby cheese, shredded, 1 cup non-fat Greek yogurt, 1 tablespoon green onion, sliced,

nutritional facts

Per serving

Calories 320

Total Fat 4.5g 7%

Saturated Fat 2g 20 %

Cholestrol 10mg 3%

Sodium 670mg 28%

Total Carbohydrate 53g 18%

Dietary Fiber 3g 12%

Sugars 3g

Protein 17g


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