A versatile side dish that goes well with
chicken, fish or pork. The recipe doubles or triples easily to
feed a family, guests, or to freeze for use another time.
Rice Pilaf with Peas
and Pine Nuts
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 onion, finely chopped
3/4 cup long-grain white rice
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
2 cups canned chicken broth
1/2 cup frozen peas
1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
- Melt butter in heavy medium saucepan over
medium heat. Add chopped onion and sauté until tender,
about 3 minutes.
- Add rice and turmeric and stir 1 minute.
Mix in broth. Cover and simmer over low heat until rice is almost
tender, about 15 minutes.
- Add peas, cover and continue simmering
until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper.
- Transfer to bowl and sprinkle with toasted