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Delicious Rice Pilaf



If you like rice... you will LOVE this recipe.  If you don't like rice, I think you will still enjoy this recipe.
This rice pilaf is easy, quick, and extremely yummy.  It has a hearty flavor from the beef broth, and then a sweetness from the dried cranberries.  My husband and kids even love this pilaf.

Here are the details:
1/3 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup chopped celery
1 tbsp. butter

*put in large sauce pan and saute until tender


1 cup (I used 1 1/2 cups) long grain rice
1/3 cup (I used 1/2 cup) dried cranberries

*add to above mixture and brown for a few minutes

2 cups beef broth

*add and bring to a boil.
reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes
until rice is tender and fluffy

Not only is this easy, but it's cheap.  It makes enough for a family of 5 and is filling.  I use it as a side dish with my pork loins.  You can accompany chicken or chops with this pilaf.  It merries well with everything (maybe not tacos... or pizza.  just sayin').


I haven't posted a recipe lately here at The Quick Journey, so take that as a sign that this one is worth trying!!  

Chow~
Liz
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11 comments:

  1. This look delish! I must try it for sure :)

    Bekah
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  2. Yummy!! Definitely trying this at our house! :)

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  3. Yummmy!

    Your family is super adorable!!!

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  4. Thank you for the tasty looking recipe! We will definitely have to try it!

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  6. I love pilaf style rice. Will have to give this one a try. Thanks for sharing.

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  10. Wow Its a delicious rice pilaf. I really like this post. I definitely try to make this delicious rice dish. Thank you for fantastic rice recipe.

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