Parmesan Rice & Pasta Pilaf

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 40 mins

After the pasta and onion are sautéed, the oil is drained to minimize the fat content of this interesting pilaf. From Calories: 165 Fat: 6 g Carbohydrates: 13 g Protein: 14 g

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil. Sauté vermicelli and onion until golden brown, about 2 to 4 minutes over medium-high heat. Drain off oil.
  2. Add rice, stock, water, pepper, and bay leaf. Cover and simmer 15-20 minutes. Fluff with fork. Cover and let stand 5-20 minutes. Remove bay leaf.
  3. Sprinkle with cheese and serve immediately.


Most Helpful

A nice rice side dish. I think I will play around with the seasonings, but it is a good base recipe. It could be good without the parmesan cheese, but the cheese does add a nice touch. Thanks!

pattikay in L.A. January 10, 2007

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