Pilaf with Broccoli, Nuts & Cheese


1 tablespoon butter

1 sm onion chopped

2 cloves garlic minced

1 2/3 cups water

1 (4-oz) box Rice-a-Roni Long Grain & Wild

2 1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets

1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans toasted

1 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese


In a medium saucepan over med-hi heat, melt butter. Add onion & garlic & saute 2 minutes. Add water, rice mix & seasonings packet. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover; simmer 20 minutes. Stir in broccoli, cover & simmer 5-10 more minutes, or until white rice is tender. Stir in nuts & top with cheese.