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Nutty Herbed Rice Pilaf

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Ingredients
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Frozen chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Unsalted butter/Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Long grain white rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Low sodium chicken broth 14 Ounce (1 Can)
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Frozen green peas 1 Cup (16 tbs), thawed
  Salt To Taste
Directions

1. Roast nuts in a heavy medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring, until toasted, about 4 minutes. Let cool, then chop.
2. Cook onion in butter in same saucepan over medium heat, stirring, until softened, about 5 minutes. Add rice and stir 1 minute.
3. Stir in broth, 2 cups water, thyme, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover and cook until rice is tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
4. Stir in peas and nuts, cover, and let stand 5 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Ingredient: 
Rice
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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