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Parmesan rice & pasta pilaf

Recipe Information

Servings 6
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Total Time 45 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Parmesan Rice; Pasta Pilaf
Category Rice & Grains; Pasta
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Main Dish; Side Dish
Cuisine American
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Cholesterol; Heart Healthy


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 

  • 1/2 cup vermicelli, finely broken, uncooked

  • 2 tablespoons onion, diced

  • 1 cup long-grain white rice, uncooked

  • 1 1/4 cup hot chicken stock 

  • 1 1/4 tablespoons white pepper, ground

  • 1 bay leaf 

  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated



  • Saut� the oil, vermicelli, and onion for 2-4 minutes or until golden brown. Drain the excess oil.

  • Stir in the rice, stock, water, pepper, and bay leaf, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Remove the bay leaf, fluff, recover and let stand 5-20 minutes.

  • Serve immediately and top with cheese.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 172 cal

  • Total fat: 6g

  • Saturated fat: 1g

  • Cholesterol: 4mg

  • Sodium: 193mg