Mediterranean Rice Pilaf with Pistachios and Golden Raisins
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"I usually make this Mediterranean pilaf whenever I want to change up our regular rice routine and my family loves it. It goes well with lamb or other meat dishes."
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Ingredients42 m servings 317 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings
- Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat and cook onion, turmeric, and cardamom, stirring constantly, until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Add rice and mix well.
- Pour chicken broth into the saucepan, stir, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until rice is tender and liquid has been absorbed, about 17 minutes.
- Toast pistachios in a dry skillet until fragrant, 3 to 5 minutes; remove from skillet and coarsely chop.
- Place golden raisins in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Soak for 1 minute and drain well.
- Remove rice from heat and allow to stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Mix in pistachios, raisins, and green onions; season with salt.
Per Serving: 317 calories; 14 g fat; 44.1 g carbohydrates; 5.2 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 78 mg sodium. Full nutrition