Basmati Rice and Orzo Pilaf

Basmati Rice and Orzo Pilaf


  • Basmati Rice and Orzo
  • Serves 6
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 ½ cups basmati rice, rinsed
  • ½ cup orzo
  • 2 ½ cups chicken broth
  • salt and pepper to taste


In a medium saucepan add butter over medium high heat, and add rice and orzo and cook for 3-4 minutes or until the grains start to turn golden. Add the stock and salt and pepper and stir. Reduce heat to low and place a lid. Allow to cook for 15 minutes.

Turn off the heat and cover the pan with a clean tea towel. Place the lid back on and allow to steam for 10 minutes. Remove and fluff with a fork and serve.

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