It's Thyme for Rice Pilaf

READY IN: 48mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat 2 tablespoons butter in a large saucepan; add onion, carrots, celery, green pepper, and garlic, cooking until tender.
  • Remove vegetables from pan and set aside.
  • Heat remaining 2 tablespoons of butter in pan; add rice and cook, stirring constantly, until rice is light brown.
  • Do not burn rice.
  • Stir in chicken broth, water, frozen peas, cooked vegetables, parsley, thyme, Tabasco, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 15-20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
  • Fluff with fork before serving.
  • Tip: if rice seems wet, place clean dishtowel firmly between lid and pan; let rest for 10-15 minutes while towel absorbs excess liquid.
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