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Rice Pilaf with Salmon

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Photo attribution: My Tu Duong
Ready In: 45 minutes
Serves: 6
Gluten-freeLow Added Sugar

This balanced meal will help keep you strong and energized!

What you'll need

Medium saucepan
Cutting board
Sharp knife
Measuring spoons
Measuring cups
Can opener
Spatula or spoon


Serves 6
of Canola Oil
1 cup Brown Rice uncooked
1/2 cup Onion finely chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons Dried Basil crushed
1/4 teaspoon Pepper
2 1/4 cups Chicken Broth low-sodium or of Vegetable Broth low-sodium
2 cups Broccoli chopped (if frozen, let thaw first)
7 1/2 ounces Salmon canned, drained, flaked, large bones and skin removed
1/2 cup Cheddar Cheese shredded


1.Oil a medium saucepan with a tight-fitting lid.
2.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.
3.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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.00 cup

Serving Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 270
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.6 g11%
Saturated Fat 2 g10%
Sodium 368 mg16%
Total Carbohydrate 28 g10%
Dietary Fiber 4 g14%
Protein 19 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

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