Creole Rice Pilaf Recipe

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Creole Rice Pilaf

Lynette !

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@breezermom

Perfect side for so many things....fish, chicken, pork or beef! The avocado and tomato even lets in lean toward accompanying a Southwest/Mexican meal!

Rating:
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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 1/4 c
chicken broth
1/4 c
chablis or other dry white wine
1/4 c
butter
2 Tbsp
butter
1 c
long-grain brown rice, uncooked
1/4 c
onion, finely chopped
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/4 c
fresh mushrooms, sliced
2 Tbsp
butter, melted
2 medium
tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and diced
1 clove
garlic, crushed
1/2 tsp
dried whole oregano
1/4 tsp
pepper
1
ripe avocado, peeled and diced
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1/2 tsp
dried parsley flakes

Step-By-Step

1Combine chicken broth, wine, and 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil; add rice, onion, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cover; reduce heat, and simmer 45 to 50 minutes or until rice is tender and the liquid is absorbed.
2Towards the last 10 minutes of rice cooking time, saute the mushrooms in 2 tablespoons melted butter in a medium skillet 3 minutes or until tender. Add tomato, garlic, oregano, and pepper; reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes.
3Combine avocado and lemon juice in a small bowl; toss gently. Add avocado to the rice mixture, tossing gently to combine. Sprinkle with parsley; toss gently. Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Diabetic