Herbed Rice Pilaf

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 241.8
  • Total Fat: 10.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 11.5 mg
  • Sodium: 1,272.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 10.3 g

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This is a very fragrant and flavourful dish This is a very fragrant and flavourful dish
Number of Servings: 6


    2Tbsp unsalted butter
    1Tbsp olive oil
    1/3 cup chopped yellow onion
    1tsp minced garlic
    11/2 cups Basmati rice
    3/4 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp pepper
    3 cups chicken stock
    1 cup frozen peas
    2Tbsp finely chopped fresh parlsey (optional)
    1Tbsp finely chopped mint (optional)


Melt butter and oil in a medium saucepan over med-high heat. Add the onions and cook for three minutes. Add the garlic and cook stirring for 30 seconds. Add the rice, salt, pepper and cook stirring until rice is glossy, about two minutes. Add the stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook until almost all the liquid is absorbed, about 10 minutes. Add the peas without stirring. Cover and continue cooking until all the liquid is absorbed, about 4 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit covered without stirring about 15 minutes.
Fluff with a fork add the parsley and mint and stir to combine.
serves 4 to 6

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CINDYLEENF.

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  • This is a great recipee, for LBCANN to say it was to dry is rediculous as rice pillaf, or any kind of rice unless buttered is suppose to be dry. Great Recipe! - 4/8/09

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  • I made this, however it was a little dry so we added some soy sauce and it was very good. I would make it again. - 1/28/08

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  • I love this and my kids absolutely love it! It's easy, fast and wonderful. I used vegetable stock instead of chicken stock and fresh dill, basil and thyme! - 10/1/07

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