Basmati-Apple Pilaf with Asparagus – Per serving: 149 calories (3% calories from fat), 3 g protein, 1 g total fat (0.1 g saturated fat), 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 80 mg sodium, 134 mg potassium
1/2 medium onion, chopped
1 tart apple, cored, chopped
12 spears asparagus cut into 1 inch pieces on the diagonal
1 cup basmati rice, rinsed and drained
2 cups water
1/2 teaspoon olive oil
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
Coat a nonstick pan with cooking spray. Sauté the onion until wilted. Add the apple and asparagus and sauté until the asparagus is cooked through. Set aside.
In a covered pan add the rice, water, oil, and salt. Bring to a boil, lower heat, cover and simmer according to directions.
When the rice is cooked, fold in the apple-asparagus mixture and 1/2 teaspoon of the reserved rub from the scallops.
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