Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

This is a totally simple way of making great rice pilaf. This recipe was originally on Rachael Ray's 30 Minute Meals. I usually double this recipe for my family of four big eaters.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium sauce pan melt butter over moderate heat.
  2. Brown thin spaghetti bits and rice for 3 to 5 minutes until golden brown.
  3. Add broth, salt and pepper and bring to a full boil.
  4. Cover pot and reduce heat to a simmer for approximately 18 minutes.
  5. Fluff with a fork and serve.


Most Helpful

Made for Let's PARTY 2011 tag game to go along with recipe#198822#198822 and recipe#56376#56376...delicious! I did add some minced onion and garlic and some fresh herbs for a little more flavor. I also used angel hair pasta which worked well. DH and I enjoyed this as a side and we will be making this again. Thank you.

mama smurf December 06, 2011

This was delicious. I did not brown my rice only the pasta. This is a quick side dish that could be served with just about anything. Will make again.

nmj February 01, 2011

This could not be easier, and it's so good! I used jasmine rice & angel hair pasta (by "thin spaghetti", I thought that might be what is meant to be used). I didn't make any changes to the recipe, but in the future I think I'll throw in whatever fresh herbs I'm using in the main dish or beef instead of chicken broth, as I think this recipe is so versatile. Thanks for posting it, Chef #187428! Made & enjoyed for Let's P-A-R-T-Y! tag game. :D

**Tinkerbell** December 08, 2010

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