Pumpkin Confetti Rice

Pumpkin Confetti Rice

Prep:
10 mins
Cooking:
15 mins
Level:
Easy
Yields:
10 servings, 1/2 cup each

Add some new appeal to your typical weeknight dinner with this easy-to-make Pumpkin Confetti Rice side dish. The pumpkin easily blends in with the brown rice and vegetables for additional nutrition, moistness and eye-appeal.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetable blend
  • 1 cup LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
  • 1 can (14 fl. oz.) vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 cups uncooked instant brown rice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Pinch cayenne pepper (optional)

Directions

HEAT oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 4 minutes or until soft. Add vegetables, pumpkin, broth, water and thyme. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Stir in rice, salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper; bring to a boil. Cover; reduce heat to low. Cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand for 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Fluff with fork before serving.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/10 servings, 1/2 cup each of recipe
  • Calories 120
  • Calories from Fat 20

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 2g 3%
  • Saturated Fat 0g 0%
  • Cholesterol 0mg 0%
  • Sodium 170mg 7%
  • Carbohydrates 21g 7%
  • Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 3g
  • Vitamin A 70%
  • Vitamin C 4%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 4%

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