Greek Rice Pilaf with Green Beans and Feta Recipe

Looking for an easy greek rice pilaf with green beans and feta recipe? Learn how to make greek rice pilaf with green beans and feta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by digitaldavinci

Makes 4 servings



A one pot dish with light green beans flavored with feta

Recipe Ingredients for greek rice pilaf with green beans and feta

2 1/2 cups chopped onion
3/4 cup carrot
3 garlic cloves
1 pound ground beef
1 cup Long Grain Brown Rice
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
14 oz fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 Plum Tomato
1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley
2 tablespoons mint
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 pound green beans
1/3 cup walnuts
2 1/2 tablespoons feta cheese
1 tablespoon olive oil

Recipe Directions for greek rice pilaf with green beans and feta

1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add first 4 ingredients to pan; cook 5 minutes, stirring to crumble lamb. Stir in rice and cinnamon; sauté 2 minutes. Stir in chicken broth; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; stir in chopped tomato, 3 tablespoons parsley, mint, lemon juice, and salt. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon parsley.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 538.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
561
Calories from Fat
172
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.1g
29%
Saturated Fat
4.5g
23%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
106mg
35%
Sodium
359mg
15%
Potassium
1071mg
31%
Total Carbohydrates
54.6g
18%
Dietary Fiber
9.1g
36%
Sugars
7.0g
Protein
44.9g
Vitamin A 99% Vitamin C 71%
Calcium 16% Iron 39%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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