Noodle Rice Pilaf Recipe
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Noodle Rice Pilaf Recipe

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By adding a few fine egg noodles to a rice pilaf, you can have a deliciously different side dish. Terrific with fish, this dish also goes well with meat or poultry. —Kathy Schrecengost Oswego, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/2 cup uncooked fine egg noodles or broken vermicelli (1-inch pieces)
  • 2-3/4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 298 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 759mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add rice and noodles; cook and stir for 3-4 minutes or until noodles are lightly browned. Stir in broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, for 20-25 minutes or until broth is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir in parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Noodle Rice Pilaf in Taste of Home February/March 2001, p31

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amsm User ID: 8302234 260099
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2017

"This is the perfect side dish! It is delicious and easy to prepare! I substituted angel hair pasta for the noodles and it turned out great."

Brossi User ID: 8526235 257586
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2016

"Loved this dish. May add in 1/2 teaspoon chicken stock powder next time for a little added flavour, but otherwise a perfect recipe. Whole family enjoyed this and scored it 10/10. Thanks for an awesome recipe."

flyingmangos User ID: 1591721 252646
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2016

"Definately keeping this rice recipe! My son who normally doesn't like rice had 3 servings! Maybe it was all the butter (which I may try to halve next time) and Jasmine rice, but it was perfectly delicious. I also noticed the liquid was cooking out before it was done, so I just added a little water. I would like to try it with the veggies added."

Jellybug User ID: 53068 239301
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2015

"Love this recipe. I sometimes, add sliced green onions to the rice. My boyfriend is always requesting this delicious side dish!"

cynandtom User ID: 2224843 237491
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2015

"I found the liquid cooked out before rice was done, so I just added more stock, and it came out fine. Nice easy side dish, will keep in our rotation."

adamscook User ID: 7795459 233516
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2015

"Perfect side to go with any meal!"

MY REVIEW User ID: 193450 29237
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2014

"Always a favorite. I decrease the amount of butter by half, and add diced celery, carrots and onion. We love it."

lissaliss User ID: 7452789 84885
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2013

"Turned out great! Less sodium than pre-made box version too!"

Simpsoan User ID: 6800700 45413
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2013

"Loved this dish! Will be making it again soon!"

sulynn051467 User ID: 4338984 45259
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2011

"Made with Hoisin Chix quite good!"

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