Easy Rice Pilaf Recipe
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Easy Rice Pilaf Recipe

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Onion soup mix and frozen peas really "rev up" your rice in this recipe. This side dish is a nice alternative to potatoes and complements turkey or any main course.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 to 2 tablespoons onion soup mix
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-2/3 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup frozen peas

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 241 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 506mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, brown rice in oil, stirring constantly. Blend in soup mix and pepper. Stir in water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until the rice is tender. Stir in peas. Cover and cook for 5 minutes. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Rice Pilaf in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 1996, p1

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wmccallum User ID: 4850304 77047
Reviewed Mar. 21, 2010

"Very tasty. I added about 1/2 cup low sodium beef broth to give it a little more saucy texture."

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