Rice pilaf offers great variety. Whether using wild, brown, or basmati rice, these rice pilaf recipes use delicious mix-ins like chicken, walnuts, pecans, mushrooms, and apples.
Bold seasonings and fresh vegetables turn ordinary rice into a spectacular side dish.
Basmati rice is a long grain rice recognized for its aromatic fragrance and nutty flavor. Here, it's cooked with currants, orange peel and cinnamon for an Indian-style rice side dish.
Your slow cooker does all the work when you combine three grains, cranberries, sweet potatoes and more, creating a perfect fall side dish or vegetarian meal.
This well-seasoned side dish recipe includes rice, fruit, vegetables, and nuts. Serve it alongside grilled meat or chicken.
The seasoning packet from the rice mix adds flavor to this easy side dish full of sweet potatoes and zucchini. Choose any style rice mix you like.
Basmati rice is famous for its nutty flavor, which some say is reminiscent of popcorn. For a taste of native India, serve this pilaf with skewered chicken kabobs and a sliced cucumber salad.
Toasting enhances the flavor of nuts, enabling just a small amount to perk up an entire dish. Here toasted almonds supply a pleasant crunch to this lemon-scented pilaf.
For a quick and filling main-dish recipe, try this saucy combination of brown rice, eggplant, and navy beans.
For speed, skip browning the pork. Instead, sprinkle the raw chops with lemon-pepper seasoning and paprika; bake as instructed.
This easy pilaf is the perfect side dish for grilled or broiled meats, fish, or poultry.
Whether you serve it with fish, chicken or beef, this nutritious slow cooker pilaf will be a hit at your dinner table.
Grape tomatoes add garden-fresh flavor to this easy side dish recipe made with both white rice and packaged wild rice mixes.
Packaged pilaf mix makes the stuffing for this meatless main dish.
The combined benefits of barley and wild rice result in a healthy recipe for fruited pilaf that goes well with pork or poultry.
The dried herb coating on the turkey and a pilaf-style stuffing add a new twist to the classic Thanksgiving centerpiece.
Orzo is a tiny, rice-shaped pasta, larger than a grain of rice, but slightly smaller than a pine nut. It tastes great in this vegetable-filled pilaf.
When you thumb through cookbooks or surf the net looking for instructions on how to cook wild rice, you may be surprised to find out that wild rice isn't a rice at all, but instead a nutritious grain. In fact, it's the only cereal grain that's native to North America.