The preparation time on this lively pilaf is 10 minutes – perfect for busy families on weeknights now that school has begun! This dish makes great leftovers too, if there is any left after dinner!

Whole Grain Vegetable Harvest Pilaf


1/2 lemon zested and juiced

14 oz. garbanzo beans or chickpeas, drained

8 oz. tomato juice

2 oz. fresh baby spinach

1 package Uncle Ben’s® Ready Whole Grain Medley™ Vegetable Harvest


1. Combine tomato juice and rice, heat for 2 minutes over medium-high.
2. Add spinach, garbanzo beans and lemon juice. Continue cooking for 3 minutes.
3. Toss with lemon zest just before serving.

*Recipe and image courtesy of Uncle Ben’s®.*