Rice Pilaf – R.S. 2010 Christmas Dinner

2 T. unsalted butter

1/2 small yellow onion, finely chopped

3 small-medium, cloves garlic, minced

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. white pepper

1 1/4 cups long-grain white rice

2 1/2 to 4 cups chicken broth

baby bella mushrooms

Melt butter in medium saucepan over med. heat. Add onion, garlic, salt, pepper. Stir until onion is soft, not brown. Stir in the rice until well-coated. Add broth; bring to a boil. Cover, decrease heate, simmer until rice is tender and liquid absorbed (15-20 min.) For extra texture, substitute precooked wild rice for for 1/4 to 1/2 c. of the white rice and add it to the pilaf at the last minute.


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