Simple Rice Pilaf

A tasty side-dish that will compliment almost any meal


  • 2 cups long grain white (uncle bens works best)
  • 2 - 4 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • Pinch teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 - 1 onion diced (personal preference)
  • 4 cups chicken stock or vegetable stock


In small pot sauté diced onions until lightly softened

Pour in rice and stir until lightly glazed and almost transparent looking.

Sprinkle salt over the rice and pour in the stock.

Cook on high heat until it boils, cover pot and reduce heat to low

Allow rice to cook for 20-35 minutes.

Turn off heat and keep covered until you are ready to serve.

(Optional) Mix in heated peas or toasted almonds to make the pilaf more interesting.

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