No more boring rice! This simple and easy Rice Pilaf recipe is a flavorful side dish that pairs nicely with just about any entrée -- from grilled fish to roasted chicken or seared steak. Vegetables like carrots, celery and onion simmer with the rice in chicken broth for a quick and delicious addition to your next family dinner. Skip the boxed mix of Rice a Roni, because rich, homemade rice pilaf is easier than you think!
1/2 c finely diced onion
1/2 c finely diced celery
1/4 c finely diced carrot
2 c chicken broth
1 bay leaf
1 c uncooked long grain white rice
1/4 c chopped fresh parsley
1/4 c sliced almonds ( toasteed )
kosher salt and pepper ( to taste )
- Melt the butter in a large skillet (that has a lid) or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the rice and cook, stirring regularly, until the rice is browned – about 2-3 minutes. Add the onion, celery...
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