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!


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine 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.
2
Towards 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.
3
Combine 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