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Lemon Rice Pilaf

Rated as 4.14 out of 5 Stars

"When life gives you lemons, make some lemon rice pilaf! Your family will love this fresh twist on rice pilaf with a dash of parsley."
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Ingredients

30 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large saucepan, cook onion in butter for 3 minutes; add rice, stirring to coat. Add broth, lemon juice, peel and bay leaf. Heat to a boil; reduce heat to low. Cover and cook 15 to 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Remove bay leaf, stir in parsley and nuts. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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Most helpful positive review

I needed a simple, basic rice to accompany fish. This was ideal - exactly what I had in mind. I used shallots rather than onion and, because of Hubs' preference, green peas rather than toaste...

Most helpful critical review

As is, I rate this recipe a 3. After adding more lemon, its a 4 (of course I love lemon).

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I needed a simple, basic rice to accompany fish. This was ideal - exactly what I had in mind. I used shallots rather than onion and, because of Hubs' preference, green peas rather than toaste...

As is, I rate this recipe a 3. After adding more lemon, its a 4 (of course I love lemon).

I made this to go along with Texas BBQ chicken(recipe on this site to) VERY NICE!!! The sauce was a bit sweet, so it played so nicely with this rice dish! I loved the fact it was so tangy!!! I d...

LOVED this recipe!!! Only reason that I didn't give it 5 stars was because I like a pilaf with more veggies. I added 1 cup of frozen baby peas at the last minute.

This was delicious! I've never made rice pilaf before, but the recipe was easy to follow and it turned out great. I omitted the pine nuts because I had none on hand, and added a little more lem...

Wether or not it's a pilaf, it was inhaled by my family. I used shallots instead of onion and organic chicken broth. I made no other changes. I served this with Roast Chicken with Thyme and Onio...

I made about 1/2 the recipe & it turned out quite well. i left out the bay leaf, parsley & pine nuts, adn added a little dried basil. As the others said, i think it definitely needs more lemon, ...

This was so good, didn't change a thing. With the leftovers I made some chicken soup and it was divine!

This rice was amazing! I didn't have pine nuts, but the recipe was great without them. Other than that I followed this recipe to the word. The flavour was subtle but strong. Does that make sense...