Sunday, April 12, 2009

Rice Pilaf

Cook Time: 18 min
Level: Easy
Yield: 4 servings


2 tablespoons butter
1/3 cup thin spaghetti, broken into 1 inch pieces, about 1/6 of a 1 pound box of dried pasta
3/4 cup white enriched rice
1 1/2 cups chicken broth or water


In a medium saucepan melt butter over moderate heat. Add thin spaghetti bits and rice and brown for 3 to 5 minutes. Add broth or water, salt and pepper, and bring liquid to a full boil. Cover pot and reduce heat to simmer and cook rice 18 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve.