Slightly nutty in flavor, basmati rice is typically longer in size than other varieties. Toss with your favorite vegetables for a healthy side dish.

Rice Pilaf

  • 2 cups basmati rice (quick cook optional)
  • 4-5 cups chicken broth (depending on type of rice)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped sweet onions
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped carrots
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • sea salt
  • white pepper
step-by-step directions
step-by-step directions
  • In a large pan, sauté vegetables in olive oil and butter over medium heat until they begin to brown (about 5 min).
  • Add rice, chicken broth, garlic powder and a couple pinches of salt and white pepper to the pan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and cover. Cook until rice is tender. (Cooking time depends on type of rice used)
  • Remove from heat and fluff with a fork, add sea salt and pepper to taste

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Rice Pilaf

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