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Rice Pilaf

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Rice Pilaf
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 4
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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!
Updated Oct 6, 2010

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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

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

Nutrition

260 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 7g Protein, 42g Total Carbohydrate, 0g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
700mg
29%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
42g
14%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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