Veggie Brown Rice & Orzo Pilaf

Ready in
50 min
A delectable side dish made with fresh vegetables, brown rice and orzo pasta that is hearty, flavourful and ready in under an hour.

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

15 min

Cooking Time

35 min

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


2 tbsp Becel® Buttery Taste margarine
1 sml Onion chopped
2 Bell Pepper red, orange and/or yellow, finely chopped
1 Carrot finely chopped
1 Pinch Salt
1 Pinch Ground Black Pepper
1 Pinch Dried thyme leaves crushed
1 cup Uncooked Rice brown rice
2.25 cups Reduced sodium chicken broth
1 cup Uncooked orzo pasta prepared according to package directions
2 tbsp Fresh Parsley finely chopped (optional)


  1. Melt Becel® Buttery Taste margarine in large saucepot over medium-high heat and cook onion, red peppers, carrot, salt, pepper and thyme, stirring frequently, 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  2. Stir in rice and cook 3 minutes. Add broth and bring to a boil over high heat.
  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered 25 minutes or until rice is tender. Let stand 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in hot orzo and parsley.

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