Rice Pilaf

Five ingredients and three steps is all you need to cook this tasty rice pilaf. Perfect side dish that’s ready in just 35 minutes!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
1
cup uncooked regular long-grain rice
2
cups chicken broth
1/4
teaspoon salt
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Cook onion in butter about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  • 2 Stir in rice. Cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in broth and salt.
  • 3 Heat to boiling, stirring once or twice; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 16 minutes (do not lift cover or stir); remove from heat. Let stand covered 5 minutes.

Expert Tips

Stir in 1/2 cup diced dried fruit and raisin mixture, 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice, 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric and 1/4 teaspoon curry powder with the broth and salt in step 2.

Stir in 1 can (4 oz) mushroom pieces and stems, drained, with the broth and salt in step 2.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
700mg
700%;
Total Carbohydrate
42g
42%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.