Hazelnut-Mushroom Pilaf

Hazelnut-Mushroom Pilaf


"I created this to incorporate two of our favorites: hazelnuts and mushrooms. It combines rice, orzo pasta, and lots of goodies - very delicious!"


40 m servings 256 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 256 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 14.7 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.9g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 8.1 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 584 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place a large skillet over medium-low heat. Melt butter, then saute rice, orzo, mushrooms, onion, and celery. Stir constantly until rice is lightly browned.
  2. Mix in chicken broth, parsley, marjoram, pepper, and hazelnuts. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover skillet, and allow to simmer 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 10 minutes before serving.
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  1. 187 Ratings


Yes, Stephanie, this WAS delicious! Hubby and I both enjoyed this so much. It's clear that toasting the nuts, the orzo and the rice made all the difference in the world. This took a blend of sim...

even without the nuts, this is good. Try it with wild rice and its better.

This recipe is excellent! The first time I made it was for a dinner party for 40 people and it turned out perfectly. Everyone raved about it. I added tarragon and used almonds instead of haze...

Thank you Stephanie for posting this great taste sensation recipe! WE LOVED IT! I didn't have any hazelnuts around (afterall, they're NOT a common grocery list item for my family) but I garnishe...

Great recipe. Served this with & went very well with the "Anniversary Chicken I" (from this website) & broccoli/cheese. This pilaf had a wonderful flavor. I will add a TBSP of minced garlic nex...

I've made this dish many, many times - it's absolutely delicious! Don't change a thing!

This rice is fabulous! It received rave reviews from the members of my last dinner party. I thought the hazelnuts were a nice touch and added some texture, however my husband didn't care for the...

This was WONDERFUL! I wouldn't change a thing. There was not a grain of rice left over.

Excellent. Have made it several times and haven't changed a thing.