Lemon Rice Pilaf Recipe

Happy Wednesday foodies!! On today’s post, I wanted to share a super easy yet delicious lemon rice pilaf recipe that I have been making for years. 🙂

Rice is such a great ingredient because you can make many unique recipes! If you love lemon and olive oil then this recipe is for you.

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Lemon Rice Pilaf Recipe 

‘The perfect side dish with any meal”

Ingredients:

  • 2.5 tablespoons of Greek olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 white onion, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups of arborio rice
  • 1 1/4 cup of vegetable broth
  • 1 cup of water
  • 2 lemons, reserve juice and 1 tsp of lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons of  dried dill
  • 2 tablespoons of dried basil
  • Sea salt & black pepper

Method:

  1. In a large saucepan add the olive oil, garlic, and white onions and saute for about 3 minutes on medium heat.
  2. Add the rice, and saute until rice turns translucent.
  3. Add the water, and broth to the rice and simmer for 10-12 minutes until liquid has evaporated.
  4. Remove pan from the stove, and add the lemons, zest, spices, salt, and pepper.

Kali Orexi!

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