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Mushroom Rice Pilaf

Rated as 4.65 out of 5 Stars

"Convenient canned mushrooms dress up chicken bouillon-flavored rice in this easy recipe from Anita Miller of Sartell, Minnesota. 'I used to prepare this dish when we were first married,' Anita notes. 'Now that the kids are grown and we're retired, I'm using it again.'"
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25 m servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. In a saucepan, saute green pepper and onion in butter until tender. Add mushrooms; heat through. Stir in the water, rice, bouillon, parsley, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 14-16 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.


  • Nutritional Analysis: 3/4 cup equals 183 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 973 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.


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Most helpful positive review

Very great pilaf. We also used chicken broth, wild rice mix, fresh mushrooms and added some celery and garlic. Cooked up to perfection.

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I must have done something wrong because this did not turn out well. Rice was not done and did not have a good flavor at all. Will try with some tweeks before discarding.

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Very great pilaf. We also used chicken broth, wild rice mix, fresh mushrooms and added some celery and garlic. Cooked up to perfection.

Very good and very easy! Make exactly as the recipe reads, except I used fresh mushrooms and added about one stalk of celery and about a 1/2 tablespoon of minced garlic. Without asking him, my...

Delicious! I added fresh mushrooms and doubled the recipe. Excellent.

Fantastic! I used 1/2 of a vidalia onion and added 2 cloves of fresh sliced garlic in the sautee .. I added a handful of toasted sliced almonds when I served it .. this was so good that there w...

This is pretty good. I didn't use canned mushrooms as I had fresh mushrooms on hand that needed to be used. Also added some chopped celery to the onion and green pepper. Over all this reminde...

This rice dish was excellent. It had alot of flavor and everyone commented on it. After reading other reviews, I made the following changes: First off, I made a large enough amount to feed 8...

I made this and it was great! I used 2 tsp. olive oil in place of the butter and a little more onion (vidalia)than called for. Will definitely make again! Thanks

I made these last night with fresh mushrooms and homemade chicken stock. Great recipe! Went well with my Greek-ish dinner!

Newly married and never cooked before, and this recipe turned out AMAZING. I used a cube of chicken boullion instead of flakes, and basil instead of parsley (it was all I had), but it was just g...