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zucchini pilaf!

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Ingrid Parker
Hattiesburg, MS

This Recipe came from "The Frugal Gourmet's" PBS Series a long time ago. We love rice and we love zucchini. This is a delicious combo.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For zucchini pilaf!

  • 2 medium zucchini, sliced (1/4-inch)
  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup white wine (or chicken stock with 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice)
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt or 1/4 tsp. regular iodized salt)
  • grated parmesan for serving

How To Make zucchini pilaf!

  • 1
    Sauté zucchini and garlic in olive oil until just wilted. Remove from skillet
  • 2
    Add butter to pan and sauté rice until it starts to turn golden brown.
  • 3
    Place rice into a saucepan. Add broth, wine and salt and bring to a boil. Place zucchini on top BUT DO NOT STIR!
  • 4
    Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer until rice is done, about 20 minutes. Serve sprinkled with freshly grated Parmesan. NOTE: Please don't use the stuff in The Green Can. :-)