Instant rice cooks longer than usual to soak up the broth, cheese and Dijon mustard sauce. That's the key to this Saucy Spinach & Parmesan Rice Pilaf.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, cubed
1 Tbsp. GREY POUPON Dijon Mustard
1 cup instant white rice, uncooked
4 cups tightly packed baby spinach leaves
2 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
1/4 cup PLANTERS Slivered Almonds, toasted
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Let's Make It
Bring broth and garlic to boil in medium saucepan. Add Neufchatel and mustard; cook and stir 1 min. or until Neufchatel is melted and mixture is blended.
Stir in rice; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 10 min.
Add spinach and Parmesan; mix well. Cook 1 min. or until rice mixture is heated through and spinach is wilted. Sprinkle with nuts.
How to Toast Almonds
Place almonds in shallow microwaveable dish. Microwave on HIGH 1-1/2 to 2 min. or until golden brown, stirring after 1 min.
Enjoy your favorite foods on occasion but remember to keep tabs on portions.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 23g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
4 servings, 3/4 cup each
* 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.