Brown Rice and Vegetable Pilaf

Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs

This is good with almost anything... Robb

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Heat chicken broth to boiling.
  3. Combine broth with brown rice, butter, oregano, marjoram, and summery savory in 3 quart casserole and bake, covered, for 1-1/2 hours or until rice is tender.
  4. Keep hot. Melt butter in large skillet or dutch oven.
  5. Add celery, snow peas, broccoli, green onion, and ginger and stir fry until crisp-tender.
  6. Add vegetables, lemon rind, and toasted coconut to rice. Toss lightly to combine. Adjust seasonings.


Most Helpful

Great - v useful for the brown rice/stock ratio for over baking. Thanks

Kathryn M. September 08, 2015

You can tell by the recipe number that this has been on Zaar for a long time; I surprised that it hasn't been treid & reviewed by more chefs! Its a very easy & versatile recipe that gives great flavour to plain old boring brown rice. Due to lack of ingredients, I made the following substitutions: dried thyme for savory, powdered ginger for fresh, purple onion for green & lemon pepper for zest. I added dethawed frozen pea pods & broccoli florets once the celery & onions were tender. I'll repeat this recipe with different veggie combinations in the future. Thanx Robb!

CountryLady February 22, 2009

Very good... I'm snowed in here in central Kentucky, trying to cook with what I have on hand. I had a big bag of brown rice and little else. Used dried rosemary and oregano in rice, then Sauteed onions, carrots, and celery in EVOO until tender. Excellent recipe. Thanks!

Denibates January 29, 2009

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