Pecan Rice

Pecan Rice


"Pecans sauteed with onion, parsley, basil and ginger make plain brown rice come to life with rich, nutty flavor."


45 m servings 280 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 280 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 16.1 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 31g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 210 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a saucepan bring 2 cups water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 40 minutes.
  2. When rice is done, melt margarine in a small skillet over medium heat. Saute onions, pecans, parsley, basil, ginger, pepper and salt. When onions are tender stir mixture into rice and mix well.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 167 Ratings


This was great, my husband loved it and it is very filling. I did make a few alterations to the original recipe: I used 2 1/2 cups of chicken broth and water combined in place of the 2 cups of...

I think brown rice needs to be cooked with 2-1/2 cups water per 1 cup rice, so I adjusted it accordingly. I toasted the pecans after chopping them. This was excellent--the pecans adds a great ...

By far, this is the best brown rice recipe I've found up until now. I did use seasoned chicken broth instead of water and that probably made a huge difference.

This is a great recipe! The only changes I made were 1. I added a little more onion and a tiny bit more of all of the seasonings to compensate, and 2. At the end I added a few drizzles of olive...

Follow the cooking directions for whatever brown rice you purchased... some take more time to cook, some more fluid to cook. Use chicken broth instead of water to add more flavor to rice. Outsta...

Really good and easy recipe. I didn't have pecans, so I substituted walnuts...still turned out wonderful!

This is excellent!! The flavor is not to heavy,and it went perfect with the salmon I grilled. I won't buy that pre-package stuff anymore!!

This is a quick and easy way to dress up brown rice. I made it for company and it turned out great! Very tasty!

Thank you for this recipe for brown rice. I now can enjoy eating brown rice. We tried this as a side dish for grilled chicken and every bite was gone. We will be making this a lot. Thanks