Butternut Squash-Parmesan Rice Pilaf

45 8 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each
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8 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each

Made with fork-tender cubes of butternut squash, grated Parmesan and fresh thyme, this rice pilaf is a side dish that may well upstage your main!

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  • Heat dressing in medium saucepan on medium heat. Add onions; cook and stir 4 min. or until crisp-tender. Add rice; cook and stir 1 min.
  • Add broth and squash; stir. Bring to boil; simmer on medium-low heat 25 min. or until squash is tender and most the liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in cheese and butter. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 min. Stir in thyme.


Substitute fresh rosemary for the thyme.


  • 8 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each
Calories 140
% Daily Value
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 310mg
Carbohydrate 19g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 1g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 40 %DV
Vitamin C 10 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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