Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a really tasty rice pilaf that you can't go wrong trying! I've made it my own over the years.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In 3 quart pan melt butter and saute onion and garlic until onion is limp.
  2. Add the 1 cup rice and continue to cook for 10 minutes or so, being careful to stir, until grains of rice are lightly browned and look opaque.
  3. Pour in chicken broth, bring to boil, cover and reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes, or until rice is tender, stirring a few times.
  4. Stir in cheese! Add salt to taste before serving.
Most Helpful

No Zee Pilaf, heh? I made it with gruyere and it was excellent. BTW, I love how some people with accents can say anything and get away with it. 8-) Made for ZWT#8~France.

gailanng July 30, 2012

Yum, I do like rice!!! very nice version with the onion and garlic, and the cheese is a good touch!!! Thank you PotPie, much enjoyed, made for ZWT 8 French Region, for the Lively Lemon Lovelies

Karen Elizabeth July 23, 2012

this is so easy and full of flavor we loved it. jamming jazzberries

Dienia B. July 22, 2012