Near East Rice Pilaf Mix Garlic & Herb Description
Near East Garlic & Herb Rice Pilaf Mix
Made with 100% natural, certified Kosher ingredients, including long grain rice, orzo made with wheat flour, onions, garlic and parsley
Only .5 grams of fat and zero grams of cholesterol per serving
This dish is a savory blend of long grain rice and toasted orzo pasta with garlic, oregano, thyme and basil.
Whether it's a busy weeknight or a special occasion, rice pilafs are a perfect complement to any meal. Pilaf is typically a blend of rice, spices and orzo pasta. Pilafs can also have ingredients added such as other grains, nuts, fruits, vegetables, meat or seafood -- the variations are as endless as your creativity! Each Near East® Pilaf comes with a separate packet containing a unique blend of herbs, spices and other special ingredients to create an authentic flavor from around the world!
Range Top: 1. In medium saucepan, bring 1-3/4 cups water and 2 teaspoons olive oil or butter just to a boil. 2. Stir in rice and contents of Spice Sack. Return to a boil. 3. Cover; reduce heat to low. Simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until most of water is absorbed. 4. Fluff pilaf lightly with fork before serving. Makes 3 cups. Microwave: 1. In round 2-quart microwaveable glass casserole, combine rice, contents of Spice Sack, 2-1/2 cups water and 2 tsp. olive oil or butter. 2. Cover; microwave at High 22 to 25 minutes or until most of water is absorbed. 3. Let stand about 5 minutes or until all water is absorbed. 4. Fluff pilaf lightly with fork before serving.
Low Fat: Follow package directions, except omit olive oil or butter and add additional 3 tablespoons water. High Altitude: Increase water to 2-3/4 cups and cook time to 25 to 30 minutes.
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