Try this tasty Quick Brown Rice and Mushroom Pilaf made with Minute® Instant Brown Rice. It’s a quick, perfect side or main course at lunch or dinner.
This simple and delicious rice pilaf features nutty, whole-grain flavor and a perfect mix of textures that you’ll love, including chewy and fluffy brown rice, creamy mushrooms and crunchy walnuts.
Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and celery; cook for 3-5 minutes, or until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
Add mushrooms to saucepan. Cook for 3-5 minutes, or until mushrooms are tender, stirring occasionally.
Add broth; Stir and bring to a boil. Stir in rice and cover.
Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes.
Add walnuts and parsley and stir to combine.
Rice pilaf is always a great option when you’re in the mood for something warm, full of flavor and that will fill you up. While some rice pilaf recipes may require a bit of time and involve some intricate steps, we have a recipe that is delicious, satisfying and incredibly simple. Have it as a side dish or as a main dish with some added protein.
This Quick Brown Rice and Mushroom Pilaf made with Minute® Instant Brown Rice, mushrooms, onion, celery, chicken broth and walnuts is perfect for lunch or dinner and is ready in just 30 minutes with just 5 simple steps. Don’t let mealtime add stress to your day ever again with this and many other of our other delicious, quick and easy Minute® Rice recipes.
Pack on the protein by adding diced grilled chicken, beans or tofu to this dish. Or make it a vegetarian dish by using vegetable broth or water seasoned with your favorite spices instead of chicken broth. If you’re a fan of cheese, try adding grated Parmesan for a melty, almost risotto-like texture and an extra bit of flavor. Out of brown rice? Try this recipe with Minute® Instant White Rice for an equally delicious dish.
Find more meals using plant-based protein like beans in our recipe section starting with a Red Beans and Rice recipe.
If you are looking for an easy weeknight meal try our chicken rice broccoli cheese casserole.