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Garden Rice Pilaf

January 31, 2017

Garden Rice Pilaf

 

¼ cup butter

1 small onion, diced

1 sweet green pepper

1 clove garlic, minced

1 stalk celery, diced

2 carrots, diced

2 cups tomatoes, diced

1 cup long grain rice, uncooked

2 cups chicken or vegetable broth

Salt and pepper to taste

Pinch basil, dried

 

Melt butter and oil in large cast iron skillet.   Sauté onion, sweet pepper, garlic and celery until onion is limp.   Add rice, stirring often until rice is golden.   Add carrots, tomatoes, broth, cover and simmer until rice is tender, stirring occasionally.   Add salt and pepper to taste.

 

 

Variations:

Use ½ shallot in place of onion

Add red beans

Add parsley, finely chopped

Add carrots, finely chopped

Add sweet peppers, diced

Add peas

Add raisins or dried cranberries, diced

Add almonds, walnuts or pine nuts, chopped or sliced

Add Parmesan cheese

Add Soy or Worcestershire sauce

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Posted by The Deedol Collection….aka Granny’s Favorites Cookbooks

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