Your webbrowser is outdated and no longer supported by Microsoft Windows. Please update to a newer browser by downloading one of these free alternatives.

Brown Rice & Orzo Pilaf with Veggies

  • Cooking time35 min
  • Prep time15 min
  • ServingsRecipe serves 6
recipe image Brown Rice & Orzo Pilaf with Veggies


  • 2 Tbsp. Becel® Buttery Taste margarine*
  • 1 small onion , chopped
  • 2 red, orange and/or yellow bell peppers , finely chopped
  • 1 carrot , finely chopped
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. dried thyme leaves , crushed
  • 1 cup uncooked brown rice
  • 2 1/4 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup uncooked orzo pasta , prepared according to package directions
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh parsley leaves (optional)
Total Fat5.00 g
Saturated Fat1.000 g
Trans Fat0.000 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium260 mg
Total Carbs53.00 g
Dietary Fiber3.0 g
Sugars4.00 g
Protein8.00 g
Calcium2 %
Iron10.00 %
Omega-30.30 g
Omega-61.00 g
Vitamin C90.0 %
Vitamin A35.0 %


  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.