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Lemony mushroom pilaf

Lemony mushroom pilaf

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

If you're after a lighter alternative to risotto, this low-fat mushroom pilaf is just the ticket

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal249
fat4g
saturates2g
carbs44g
sugars4g
fibre2g
protein12g
low insalt0.62g
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Ingredients

  • 500ml vegetable stock
  • 1 onion , sliced
  • 300g mixed mushrooms , sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves , crushed
  • 200g mixed basmati rice and wild rice
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
  • small bunch snipped chives
  • 6 tbsp light soft cheese with garlic and herbs

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put 2 tbsp of the stock in a non-stick pan, then cook the onion for 5 mins until softened – add a splash more stock if it starts to dry out. Add mushrooms and garlic and cook for 2 mins more. Add the rice and lemon zest and juice, mixing well. Pour in remaining stock and seasoning and bring to the boil. Turn down, cover and simmer for 25-30 mins until rice is tender. Stir through half each of the chives and soft cheese, then serve topped with the remaining chives and soft cheese.

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Recipe from January 2011, January 2011

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Rating: 4 out of 5.20 ratings
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