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It's Thyme for Rice Pilaf

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“A delightful little rice dish packed with herbs and veggies- the broth can be changed to suit your needs: beef broth for meat; vegetable broth for vegetarians, etc. Very versatile!”
READY IN:
48mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat 2 tablespoons butter in a large saucepan; add onion, carrots, celery, green pepper, and garlic, cooking until tender.
  2. Remove vegetables from pan and set aside.
  3. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons of butter in pan; add rice and cook, stirring constantly, until rice is light brown.
  4. Do not burn rice.
  5. Stir in chicken broth, water, frozen peas, cooked vegetables, parsley, thyme, Tabasco, and salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 15-20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
  7. Fluff with fork before serving.
  8. Tip: if rice seems wet, place clean dishtowel firmly between lid and pan; let rest for 10-15 minutes while towel absorbs excess liquid.

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