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Rice Pilaf

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Ingredients
  Unsalted butter 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Long grain white rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Hot defatted chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. In a 2-quart casserole or Dutch oven melt butter and heat with the oil over moderate heat.
2. Add the onion and sauté for 5 minutes until limp and golden.
3. Add the rice and sauté for another 2 minutes until the grains are coated with the oil and turn translucent.
4. Add remaining ingredients to the bulgur, reserving some pine nuts for garnish.
5. Stir to mix well and bring to a boil.
6. Cover the casserole with a tight fitting lid.
7. Cook, covered, for about 20 minutes, without stirring or until rice is tender but crisp and all the liquid has been absorbed.
8. Take off the heat let stand for 5 minutes in the steam.
9. Fluff the pilaf using 2 forks and tossing up lightly from down to up.

SERVING
10. Turn out onto a serving platter and serve steaming hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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