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Microwave Rice Pilaf

In Shattuc, Illinois, Norma Jean Koelmel cooks this speedy side dish to complement most any meal. "It's just the right amount for my husband and me," she notes. "But it's easy to double for a larger family."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 1/4 cup each chopped onion, celery and green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1/3 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules


  • In a 1-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine the onion, celery, green pepper and butter. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 2-4 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • Stir in the remaining ingredients. Cook on high for 7-10 minutes or until rice is tender.

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  • astarzynski
    Feb 4, 2021

    Loved it!

  • valanddansmith
    Feb 11, 2013

    Very good!

  • Helem
    Jul 7, 2012

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  • 03kids
    Jan 7, 2012

    easy and loved

  • bjsilve0
    Oct 29, 2011

    I don't like white rice but I loved this and it is quick.

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    Sep 9, 2006

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    Jan 24, 2006

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