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Rice Pilafs and Blends

Garlic & Herb

 

This dish is a savory blend of long grain rice and toasted orzo pasta with garlic, oregano, thyme and basil.

Near East® Garlic & Herb Pilaf Mix is Kosher Certified *OU*.

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Ingredients & Nutrition

 
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Ingredients
PARBOILED LONG GRAIN RICE, ORZO (MACARONI PRODUCT MADE WITH DURUM WHEAT FLOUR AND WHEAT FLOUR), SALT, NATURAL FLAVOR, AUTOLYZED YEAST EXTRACT, GARLIC*, OLIVE OIL, ONIONS*, PARSLEY*, SPICES, SOY PROTEIN, YEAST EXTRACT, SESAME OIL, TOCOPHEROLS FOR FRESHNESS. *DRIED CONTAINS WHEAT AND SOY INGREDIENTS.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: Size 2.0 oz (56 g/about 1/4 cup dry rice & 1 1/2 Tbsp seasoning-pasta mix) (1 cup prepared)
Servings Per Container: about 3 (dry)
Amount Per Serving   As Packaged   As Prepared
Calories   190   220
Calories from Fat   5   30
% Daily Value **
Total Fat 0.5g   1%   5%
Saturated Fat 0g   0%   2%
Trans Fat 0g    
Cholesterol 0mg   0%   0%
Sodium 500mg   21%   21%
Total Carbs 44g   15%   15%
Dietary Fiber 1g   5%   5%
Sugars 0g    
Protein 4g    
Vitamin A   0%   0%
Vitamin C   0%   0%
Calcium   0%   0%
Iron   2%   2%

Preparation Instructions

 
Range Top Directions
  1. In medium saucepan, bring 1-3/4 cups water and 2 teaspoons butter or olive oil just to a boil.
  2. Stir in rice and contents of Spice Sack. Return to a boil.
  3. Cover; reduce heat to low. Simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until most of water is absorbed.
  4. Fluff pilaf lightly with fork before serving.
Makes 3 cups
Microwave Directions
  1. In round 2-quart microwaveable glass casserole, combine rice, contents of Spice Sack, 2-1/2 cups water and 2 teaspoons butter or olive oil.
  2. Cover; microwave at HIGH 22 to 25 minutes or until most of water is absorbed.*
  3. Let stand about 5 minutes or until all water is absorbed.
  4. Fluff pilaf lightly with fork before serving.
* Microwave ovens may vary. Adjust time as needed.
Alternate Directions
Follow the above preparation directions, except omit butter or olive oil and add additional 3 tablespoons water. (For information about Sodium and other Nutrients, see the Ingredient and Nutrition Information listed with this product.)
High Altitude Preparation
At high altitudes, increase water to 2-3/4 cups and cook time to 25 to 30 minutes.
 
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