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2.5 from 6 votes

Rice Pilaf with Salmon

This balanced meal will help keep you strong and energized!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Mains & Sides
Servings: 6 cup (cups)
Calories: 270kcal

Ingredients

  • Canola oil
  • 1 cup (cups) Brown rice
  • 1/2 cup (cups) Onion
  • 11/2 teaspoon (teaspoons) Dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon (teaspoons) Pepper
  • 21/4 cup (cups) Low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 cup (cups) Broccoli
  • 1/2 (15-oz.) can salmon
  • 1/2 cup (cups) Cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • Oil a medium saucepan with a tight-fitting lid.
  • Cook rice and onion until rice is golden and onion is soft, stirring frequently. Stir in basil, pepper, and broth. Bring to a boil; cover. Reduce heat; simmer about 40 minutes or until rice is tender. Not all of the liquid will be absorbed.
  • Add thawed vegetables, salmon, and 1/3 cup cheese, stir to blend and to warm the salmon and vegetables. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and serve.

Notes

  • Cut this recipe in half to save money.

Nutrition

Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 368mg | Fiber: 4g