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  • Savory Brown Rice

This savory, rich side dish is great with steak, pork, and chicken dishes

Recipe Source: Deliciously Healthy Dinners
Prep time Cook time Yields Serving Size
10 minutes 25 minutes 4 servings 1 C rice
Photograph of the completed recipe.
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil

  • 1 C onion, chopped

  • 1 C portabella mushrooms, rinsed, halved, then thinly sliced

  • ½ C celery, rinsed and finely diced 

  • 2 C low-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 C instant brown rice, uncooked

  • ¼ C dried parsley

  • ¼ tsp salt

  • Ground black pepper to taste

5 g
Total fat
1 g
Saturated fat
2 mg
221 mg
4 g
Total fiber
7 g
43 g
314 mg


  • 1
    In a 4-quart saucepan, warm olive oil over medium heat.  Add onion, mushrooms, and celery.  Cook and stir for 5–7 minutes, until all vegetables are soft, but not brown.

  • 2
    Stir in the chicken broth, brown rice, parsley, salt, and pepper.  Cover.  Bring to a boil over high heat.

  • 3
    Reduce heat to medium.  Cook according to brown rice package directions, about 5–10 minutes.  Drain off any excess liquid.  Fluff with a fork. Serve immediately.

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