Spinach & Rice Pilaf

Yield: Serves 4-6

Spinach & Rice Pilaf

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 C. (20 g) pine nuts or slivered almonds
  • 4 T. butter
  • 4 T. olive oil
  • 2 C. (400 g) uncooked rice
  • 1/2 C. (100 g) heavy cream
  • 1/2 box (10 oz./150 g) frozen, chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed 4 C. (1 liter) water or broth
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Saute onion, carrot, garlic, and pine nuts in 4 T. butter and 4 T. olive oil until lightly brown.
  2. Add the rice and stir so the grains get coated with the butter/oil.
  3. Add cream; simmer 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add spinach, water (or broth), salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Cover and simmer 15-18 minutes until liquid is absorbed.
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Variation

Omit spinach. Steam 1/2 C. (50 g) broccoli flowerets and stir in at the end.

Step-by-Step Instructions

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