Good-for-You Pumpkin Rice

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Good-for-You Pumpkin Rice

Good-for-You Pumpkin Rice
Number of Servings: 6 Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 15 to 30 minutes Source: kittychic2
Food Groups: Grains
Holiday: Thanksgiving
Main Ingredient: Rice, Pasta & Bread
Meal Type: Appetizers
Special Features: Simple (6 or less ingredients)

A unique version of a yummy side dish, that is similar to a dessert, but hearty and healthy enough for a meal or snack!


1 cup brown Rice or Couscous
1 tablespoon Butter
1 can low-sodium chicken Broth
1 cup canned Pumpkin
1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon each Nutmeg & Cloves
1/4 cup Onion minced


Precook rice or couscous with butter. Season to taste.

After rice cooks, stir in broth, pumpkin and spices and let come to a simmering boil. Reduce heat to low and let cook for 20-30 minutes.

Add onion to taste.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 72
Total Fat: 3 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat:
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 244 mg
Carbohydrates: 12 g
Protein: 2 g
Fiber: 2 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 20 mg

Cook's Notes: