Brown Rice Pilaf with Hazelnuts

    • Not your mother’s brown rice
      • Ingredients:
        • 1 1/2 Tbsp Hain Pure Foods Safflower Margarine
        • 3 lg mushrooms, coarsely chopped
        • 1 sm onion, chopped
        • 1/2 c Arrowhead Mills Long Grain Brown Rice
        • 3 Tbsp (2 oz) coarsely chopped hazelnuts
        • 1 1/4 c Imagine Foods Natural Free Range Chicken Broth
        • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
        • 1/2 tsp grated lemon peel
      • Directions:
        1. Melt the margarine in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the mushrooms and onion. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the mushroom liquid evaporates, 8 to 10 minutes. Stir in the rice and nuts, and cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes. Stir in the broth and thyme.   Bring to a simmer. Cover, reduce heat to low, and cook until the rice is tender, about 45 minutes.
        2. Add lemon peel and fluff the rice with a fork before serving.