This Savory Rice Pilaf is ready in just 15 minutes using extra fluffy premium white rice, mushrooms, peas and onion sautéed to perfection in butter and cooked in broth.
Jazz up your table in just minutes with this 15 Minute Savory Rice Pilaf. Made with onions, mushrooms, peas and fluffy Minute® Instant Premium White Rice, it’s an easy side that’s packed with flavor. Add your favorite herbs to give it a personal touch!
Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Sauté onions for 3-5 minutes, or until tender.
Add broth, mushrooms and peas; Stir. Bring to a boil.
Stir in white rice and cover. Remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
To add more whole grains to the dish, swap in brown rice for the white. Simply prepare as noted above, when stirring in the uncooked brown rice, simmer for 10 minutes before covering and removing from heat. Be sure to let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Season as desired with your favorite chopped fresh herbs.
This savory rice pilaf recipe is a great way to add a bit of flavor to your next meal with rice that has been seasoned to perfection in onions sautéed in butter, hearty mushrooms and peas all simmered in a savory broth. Not to mention, it’s a perfect side dish that’s ready in just 15 minutes.
As this recipe is meat free, if you eat a vegetarian diet, simply swap the chicken/beef broth for a vegetable broth such as celery. You can also easily turn this side dish into a main meal by mixing in cooked chicken, lentils or quinoa.
Turn your quick meal into a meal prep opportunity. This rice recipe serves 4, so you can easily separate it into 4 containers and top it with any additional roasted veggies and 2 cooked chicken breasts cut in half for 4 different servings.
If you’re looking to plan out your day with meal prep options, we suggest you use our Ready to Serve Brown Rice & Quinoa to prepare these Quinoa and Sausage Breakfast Muffins to take with you on the go and enjoy this rice pilaf for lunch.