Rice Pilaf

Preparation info

  • Makes about

    3 cups

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Cooking

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By James Peterson

Published 2007

  • About

A rice pilaf is simply rice flavored with a little onion cooked in olive oil.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup long-grain rice such as basmati or jasmine
  • 2 tablespoons butter or olive oil

Method

Pour the rice into a strainer and rinse under cold running water until the water runs clear. Set aside.

In a saucepan' large enough to hold the cooked rice, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring, for 3 to 5 minutes, or until translucent. Add the rice and cook, stirring, for 3 to 5 minutes, or until the rice turns white. Pour in the broth, reduce the heat to