Hazelnut-Mushroom Pilaf


I created this to incorporate two of our favorites: hazelnuts and mushrooms. It combines rice, orzo pasta, and lots of goodies - very delicious!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
6 servings


  • ¼ cup butter

  • ½ cup uncooked long-grain rice

  • ¼ cup uncooked orzo pasta

  • ½ cup sliced fresh mushrooms

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • ¼ cup minced celery

  • 2 cups chicken broth

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • ¼ teaspoon dried marjoram

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ cup chopped toasted hazelnuts


  1. Place a large skillet over medium-low heat. Melt butter, then saute rice, orzo, mushrooms, onion, and celery. Stir constantly until rice is lightly browned.

  2. Mix in chicken broth, parsley, marjoram, pepper, and hazelnuts. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover skillet, and allow to simmer 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

256 Calories
15g Fat
24g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 256
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 584mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 3mg 17%
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 300mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.