Simple Family Dinner Recipe

Basic Rice Pilaf

Basic Rice Pilaf

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 17 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Serving Size: 1/4 cup

Basic Rice Pilaf


  • whole grain rice- 1 cup
  • almond slivers- 2 oz.
  • olive oil- 3 tablespoons
  • lemon juice- 1 teaspoon
  • garlic salt- 2 teaspoons


  1. Bring 1 cup rice and 2 cups water to boil in saucepan (or use rice steamer)
  2. Once boiling, cover and reduce heat to low to simmer until liquid is absorbed, approximately 10 minutes
  3. Add all remaining ingredients to cooked rice: almonds, olive oil, lemon juice and salt
  4. Toss
  5. For entire Menu

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