Rating: 4.5 stars
80 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 43
  • 4 star values: 24
  • 3 star values: 10
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 3

A creamy rice pilaf made with arborio rice, Parmesan cheese, and plenty of freshly ground black pepper is a perfect accompaniment for a Spring meal.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat butter and oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion; saute until softened, 3 to 4 minutes. Add rice; stir to coat. (Can turn off heat and let stand several hours.)

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  • Add broth, cover, and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until stock is absorbed and rice is creamy and soft with a little "chew" at the center, about 12 minutes. Stir in cheese and pepper; add salt, if necessary. Serve hot.

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Nutrition Facts

275 calories; protein 8.1g; carbohydrates 47.2g; fat 5.4g; cholesterol 12mg; sodium 169.7mg. Full Nutrition
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