Basic Rice Pilaf

  • Preparation 10 MIN
    Cooking 22 MIN
  • Servings 4



  1. In a saucepan, lightly brown the onion in the butter over medium heat. Season with salt and pepper. Add the rice and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  2. Add the broth and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for about 18 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed. Remove from the heat. Stir and let rest for 5 minutes, covered. Adjust the seasoning.


To this basic recipe, you can add finely chopped or grated vegetables when browning the onion.

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Nutrition Facts

For 1 serving

With 30% less sodium commercial broth

Content % Daily Value
Calories 257  
Total Fat 6.4 g  
Saturated Fat 4 g  
Sodium (salt) 355 mg  
Carbohydrates 44 g  
Fibre 2 g  
Protein 5 g