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Rice Pilaf with Peas and Pinenuts Recipe

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Heather Lawrie Smith
Added: Saturday, December 8, 2007


1 tablespoon butter
1/2 onion, finely chopped
3/4 cup long grain white rice
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
2 cups canned chicken broth
1/2 cup frozen peas
1/4 cup toasted pine nuts

Melt butter in heavy medium saucepan over
medium heat. Add chopped onion and saute until
tender, about 3 minutes. Add rice and turmeric and
stir 1 minute. Mix in broth. Cover and simmer over
low heat until rice is almost tender, about 15
minutes. Add peas, cover and continue simmering
until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 5
minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to
bowl and sprinkle with pine nuts.

Serves 2.




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