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Minted Basmati Rice Pilaf

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Category: Rice, Side Dishes

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Basmati rice
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 1 sm Onion; finely chopped
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 ts Salt
  • Several grinds white pepper
  • 3 c Hot chicken broth
  • 2 tb Unsalted butter
  • 2 tb Chopped fresh mint leaves


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Examine the rice for foreign objects, but do
not wash.

Heat the olive oil in the bottom of a heavy casserole until it begins to
bubble. Add the onion and saute until translucent. Add the rice and stir to
coat well with oil before adding the bay leaf, salt, pepper and the hot
broth. Quickly bring to a boil, place a tight fitting lid on the pot and
place into the oven.

Cook the rice for 18 to 20 minutes before removing from the oven. Stir in
the butter and the chopped mint and serve.

This recipe yields 4 to 6 servings.

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