Home Lemon Rice Pilaf Recipe January 9, 2018 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. 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: In a large saucepan add the olive oil, garlic, and white onions and saute for about 3 minutes on medium heat. Add the rice, and saute until rice turns translucent. Add the water, and broth to the rice and simmer for 10-12 minutes until liquid has evaporated. Remove pan from the stove, and add the lemons, zest, spices, salt, and pepper. Kali Orexi! Advertisements Advertisements Share The Love Of Kouzounas KitchenClick to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Kouzounas Kitchen Welcome to my world of Greek traditional & modern recipes. Get ready to dance and drink some ouzo while enjoying our recipes. Previous Traditional Greek Coffee Recipe Newer 5th Greek Dinner Around the World You May Also Like Strawberry Basil Infused Lemonade June 14, 2019 Greek Spanakopita Dip December 10, 2018 Youverlakia with Turkey Meat October 2, 2019 9 Comments effiwine January 10, 2018 at 6:04 am Reply Thanks for sharing this delicious recipe – I love pilaf! Adding lemon and dill to it, sounds fantastic! Loading... Kouzounas Kitchen February 12, 2018 at 5:19 am Reply Thank you so much dear! Sorry for the late reply. I love pilaf too!!! ❤️❤️ Loading... effiwine February 12, 2018 at 6:01 am I’ve made your recipe so many times now – everybody loves it! Loading... Kouzounas Kitchen September 19, 2018 at 12:39 pm Hi Effie. That makes me so happy! Thank you so much for sharing your lovely comments. xo Loading... mistimaan January 10, 2018 at 8:44 am Reply Looks too tasty. Loading... Kouzounas Kitchen September 19, 2018 at 12:39 pm Reply Thank you my friend!! Loading... anotherfoodieblogger January 11, 2018 at 8:48 am Reply Oh my, that looks delicious Krystina! Loading... sigmalfa January 11, 2018 at 10:25 pm Reply Wow ! A different version.. here we make it other way..boil and then.. try that too.. hope you would like it.. Loading... Kouzounas Kitchen January 12, 2018 at 12:28 pm Reply Hi, Thank you! Yes way diff and the flavors are really nice. Thanks for sharing. 🙂 Loading... Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.