Improvised Pantry Pilaf

iVillage Member
Registered: 03-27-2003
Improvised Pantry Pilaf
Wed, 05-19-2004 - 9:37am

(inspired by small amounts left in canisters in my pantry)

Pantry Pilaf

1 cup brown rice
1/2 cup orzo pasta
4 cups stock or broth (or water, or wine)
Chopped nuts, any kind, mixed or not, about 1/2 cup
Dry fruit, chopped, any kind, mixed or not, about 1/2 cup
2 tbs butter
1/2 tsp onion salt or powder
1/2 tsp celery salt or seeds
1/2 tsp dry herbs (your choice)
salt & pepper to taste

garnish - toasted nuts, minced fresh parsley or mint

Saute the onion in butter until soft and add the orzo and rice.


iVillage Member
Registered: 03-19-2003
Wed, 05-19-2004 - 7:47pm

Wow Elaine!

Community Leader
Registered: 02-27-1999
Fri, 05-21-2004 - 2:43am
You go girlfriend!