Tomato Rice Pilaf Recipe
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Tomato Rice Pilaf Recipe

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Parsley, green onions and tomatoes add festive color to this mild rice dish from Carole Fraser of Toronto, Ontario. “I serve this pilaf quite often as a change from potatoes. It complements any type of meat or chicken.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1-1/4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped tomato
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 216 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 418mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.


  1. In a 3-cup microwave-safe dish, melt butter. Stir in the rice and onion. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 2-3 minutes or until rice is lightly browned and onion is tender, stirring once. Add broth.
  2. Cover and cook on high for 13-15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Stir in the green onion, tomato and parsley. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Tomato Rice Pilaf in Taste of Home December/January 2006, p57

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theresahill User ID: 6140480 63304
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2014

"Absolutely love this dish. My daughter requests to have this made a least once a week."

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 60231
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2014

"quick and yummy side dish. I served this with the Salisbury Steak recipe from the same issue. It was fresh and light tasting."

justmbeth User ID: 1196484 149308
Reviewed May. 26, 2012

"Awesome, quick side dish to throw together! Will definitely do frequently. Although it said 2 servings, it served 4 quite well."

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