Spicy Brown Rice Pilaf

This pilaf is very good with grilled meats or Mexican entrees.

1 Tbsp butter
1 tsp olive oil
1 oz linguine, spaghetti or thin spaghetti, uncooked
3 green onions, sliced
2 Tbsp finely diced jalapeno pepper
1/2 cup converted brown rice
1/2 cup finely chopped tomato
1/2 tsp seasoned salt
1/4 tsp ground cumin
1 cup chicken broth (or beef or vegetable)

1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt together the butter and oil. Break the dry pasta into 1″ pieces and saut√© until golden. Add the green onions and jalapeno and cook until just tender. Stir in the rice, tomato, seasoned salt and cumin, then the broth and bring to a boil.
2. Cover the pan and reduce the heat to medium low. Cook, covered for 30 minutes. Turn off the heat and let stand another 5 minutes.
3. Fluff with a fork and serve.

Servings: 4

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