Parmesan Rice & Pasta Pilaf

Number of Servings: 6 (154 g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 30 min.

Pilaf is a delightful side dish that combines pasta and rice for an intriguing combination of textures.


  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ cup orzo
  • 2 Tbsp. diced onion
  • 1 cup long grain white rice
  • 1¼ cups low sodium chicken broth, warmed
  • 1¼ cups water, warmed
  • ¼ tsp. white pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese


  1. In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Sauté orzo and onion until golden brown for (3-5 minutes).
  2. Add rice, broth, water, pepper, and bay leaf. Cover and simmer until rice is cooked (15-20 minutes). Fluff with fork, cover, and let stand for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove bay leaf and sprinkle with cheese to serve.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 154 g

Amount per serving
Calories 215
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 50mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 1g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 34g
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 25.7mg 2%
Iron 0.8mg 4%
Potassium 80mg 2%
Vitamin A 4.5mcg 0%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0%
Vitamin E 0.7mg 4%
Vitamin K 2.8mcg 2%
Thiamin 0.1mg 10%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 4%
Niacin 1.8mg 10%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 4%
Folate 45.7mcg 11%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.1mcg 4%
Chloride 31.2mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.3mg 6%
Phosphorus 82.2mg 6%
Iodine 4.4mcg 2%
Magnesium 22.6mg 6%
Zinc 0.7mg 6%
Selenium 5.3mcg 10%
Copper 0.1mg 15%
Manganese 0.4mg 15%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0.2mcg 0%

* 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.


Low Sodium Chicken Broth (chicken Broth (filtered Water, Chicken), Chicken Flavor, Natural Chicken Flavor (chicken Broth, Salt), Evaporated Cane Juice, Autolyzed Yeast Extract, Onion Powder, Turmeric, Flavor), Water, Long Grain White Rice, Orzo (semolina (wheat), Niacin, Ferrous Sulfate (iron), Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Olive Oil, Onion, Parmesan Cheese ((pasteurized Part-skim Cow's Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Cellulose Powder Added To Prevent Caking, Potassium Sorbate To Protect Flavor), White Pepper, Bay Leaf.

Latest from Our Blog

Low-Stress Party Planning


About to host a gathering? We've got the party plan for a low-stress event full of nutritious food and time to enjoy your guests.

Continue Reading »