Parmesan Rice and Pasta Pilaf
En Español (Spanish Version)

After the pasta and onion are sautéed, the oil is drained to minimize the fat content of this interesting pilaf.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size2/3 cup eachCalories172Total Fat6 gSaturated Fat1 gCholesterol4 mgSodium193 mg
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresOlive oil2 tablespoonsFinely broken vermicelli, uncooked½ cupDiced onion2 tablespoonsLong-grain white rice, uncooked1 cupHot chicken stock1¼ cup  Hot water1¼ cup  Ground white pepper¼ teaspoonBay leaf1Grated parmesan cheese2 tablespoons
  • Directions
  • In a large skillet, heat oil. Sauté vermicelli and onion until golden brown, about 2-4 minutes over medium-high heat. Drain off oil.
  • Add rice, stock, water, pepper, and bay leaf. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Fluff with fork. Cover and let stand for 5-20 minutes. Remove bay leaf.
  • Sprinkle with cheese and serve immediately.

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