Sarah's Rice Pilaf

Sarah's Rice Pilaf

sarahbillings 32

"This is a delicious twist to traditional rice."


50 m servings 244 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 244 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 6.5 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 40g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 5.9 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 524 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt the butter in a lidded skillet over medium-low heat. Cook and stir orzo pasta until golden brown. Stir in onion and cook until onion becomes translucent, then add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Mix in the rice and chicken broth. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender, and the liquid has been absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork.
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  1. 538 Ratings


When I first decided to make this recipe, I was little dubious because the ingredients didn't seem too exciting. Boy, was I wrong! This dish was incredibly good...something that I would definite...

Just average. While I wanted something more subtle to go with the main dish, I still was looking for something more flavorful than this. Surprising, since one would have thought that since I use...

Outstanding recipe! Certainly proof that "the whole is greater than the sum of its parts." Served plain with roast chicken, turned the leftovers into fried rice the next day. Used organic chi...

Don't be mad; I wanted to rate this recipe even though I made changes. I used spaghetti broken into 1 inch pieces because I didn't have orzo. I left out the garlic and onion because I wanted it ...

Perfect! I searched everywhere for a simple Rice Pilaf recipe with Orzo. This was exactly what I had in mind. So simple, yet SO flavorful. I did use long grain brown rice and low sodium chicken ...

When I made this recipe, I found it to be a little, O.K., alot bland. But, I did use homemade chicken broth, and while very tasty, it was not overly salted. Perhaps using store bought broth woul...

This recipe is delicious with a few additions! I always double the recipe but follow the steps exactly, except when it comes time to add the onion I also add diced carrots and mushrooms (I never...

My husband and I both loved this recipe. I added half a green pepper like one of the other reviewers suggested, but other than that I followed the recipe exactly and it was perfect! Thanks for...

tasted better than any box pilaf and I used broken spaghetti noodles because i didn't have any orzo pasta...tasted GREAT!