Brown Rice Pilaf with Asparagus & Mushrooms

Number of Servings: 6 (257g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 1 hour
Brown Rice Pilaf with Asparagus & Mushrooms

Brown rice improves the nutrition of a classic pilaf while adding a lovely nuttiness to the flavor which perfectly sets off the earthy flavors of asparagus and mushrooms.

Tip: If you can’t find asparagus tips, you can purchase a whole bunch, remove the woody ends, and cut into 1″ pieces.


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cube low-sodium chicken bouillon
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • ½ lb. mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • ⅛ tsp. nutmeg
  • ½ lb. asparagus tips
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Swiss cheese
  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley


  1. In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the rice and sauté until fragrant (1 minute).
  2. Add the water, bouillon, onion, mushrooms, and nutmeg. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until rice is cooked (40 minutes).
  3. Stir asparagus into the rice mixture, cover and cook until tender (5 minutes). Stir in the grated cheese and garnish with parsley. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 257g

Amount per serving
Calories 165
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 2mg 0%
Sodium 20mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2.5g 11%
Total Sugars 2g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 24g
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0.1mcg 0%
Calcium 53.9mg 4%
Iron 1.9mg 10%
Potassium 335mg 8%
Vitamin A 41.8mcg 4%
Vitamin C 10.4mg 10%
Vitamin E 1mg 6%
Vitamin K 99.2mcg 80%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 4.3mg 25%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 20%
Folate 42.5mcg 11%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 4%
Biotin 7mcg 25%
Chloride 69.8mg 4%
Pantothenate 1.2mg 20%
Phosphorus 155.1mg 10%
Iodine 2.5mcg 2%
Magnesium 59.7mg 15%
Zinc 1.2mg 10%
Selenium 12.4mcg 20%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 1.3mg 60%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 4.5mcg 8%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Water, Mushrooms, Asparagus, Organic Short Brown Rice, Onion, Low Sodium Chicken Bouillon (salt, Monosodium Glutamate, Sugar, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Malto Dextrin, Dehydrated Vegetables (onion, Garlic, Celery And Parsley), Yeast Extract, Chicken Fat, Turmeric, Chicken Meat, Caramel Color, Natural Flavor, Disodium Inosinate And Guanylate, Silica (anticaking Agent)), Parsley, Shredded Swiss Cheese (part-skim Milk, Cheese Culture, Salt, Enzymes), Olive Oil, Ground Nutmeg.

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