Vegetarian Rice Pilaf

This side dish is perfect served alongside chicken, pork, or beef.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups uncooked long-grain rice
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 4 cups gluten-free vegetable broth
  • 2 Tbsp. butter


  • In heavy saucepan, combine olive oil, onion, and garlic. Cook and stir over medium heat until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Add rice; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and add broth.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover saucepan, and cook 15–20 minutes or until rice is tender and broth is absorbed. Remove from heat; add butter and let stand covered for 5 minutes. Fluff pilaf with fork and serve.