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Butternut Squash-Parmesan Rice Pilaf

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8 servings, 1/2 cup each

Made with fork-tender cubes of butternut squash, grated Parmesan and fresh thyme, this rice pilaf is a side dish that may well upstage your main!

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  • Heat dressing in medium saucepan on medium heat. Add onions; cook and stir 4 min. or until crisp-tender. Add rice; cook and stir 1 min.
  • Add broth and squash; stir. Bring to boil; simmer on medium-low heat 25 min. or until squash is tender and most the liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in cheese and butter. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 min. Stir in thyme.

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Substitute fresh rosemary for the thyme.


  • 8 servings, 1/2 cup each

Healthy Living

  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
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Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Starch
  • 1-1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The addition of the bright orange squash makes this versatile side dish an excellent source of vitamin A.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1/2 cup each
Calories 140
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 200mg
Carbohydrate 16g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 3g
Protein 4g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 80 %DV
Vitamin C 8 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 3 out of 5 by from I like this for a side dish! I like this for a side dish! I made it in half. I used beef broth, since I had it. I also used quick brown rice and already cooked squash.
Date published: 2014-12-29
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