Pine Nut Rice Pilaf (Piñon Rice Pilaf)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

A nice side dish for chicken or fish. Add a minced jalapeno pepper for added zing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Heat the olive oil over medium heat, in an ovenproof pan. Add the garlic, cumin and oregano and cook for a minute. (Don’t let garlic brown).
  3. Add the rice and pine nuts and stir to coat well. Add the chicken stock, stirring well and raise the heat to high.
  4. When the liquid comes to a boil, cover the pot and put in the oven for 20 minutes.
  5. Remove from the oven. Stir to fluff and serve.
Most Helpful

Super easy! Perfectly fluffy, tasty rice pilaf!

goanchord March 16, 2008

I've made this a few times and it comes out perfect every time. It's a keeper and goes with a lot of different dishes. Love it.

ihvhope March 04, 2008

I usually find rice pilafs to be disappointingly bland, but this was wonderfully flavorful. I loved that it finishes in the oven - the rice was perfectly cooked & fluffy! Thanks mikekey!

the accidental glutton October 06, 2007