Homemade "Rice-a-Roni" Style Pilaf Recipe

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You never know what is in those boxed rice dishes. Prepare your own and you'll know exactly whats in it. And it'll taste even better!
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Ingredients
  • 2/3 cup long-grain rice
  • 1/3 cup vermicelli, broken into small pieces
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2/3 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
Directions
PREP
5 mins
COOK
20 mins
READY IN
25 mins
Break vermicelli into small pieces.

Melt butter in a non-stick pan over medium heat. Stir in rice and vermicelli; cook, stirring frequently, until vermicelli is lightly browned.

Add chicken broth and spices. Bring to a boil.

Lower heat to a simmer and cover pan. Simmer for 10-15 minutes until rice is just a bit too soupy to eat.

Allow to sit covered for 5 minutes.

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"Great recipe that is so much better for you than it's boxed counterpart. I had to season it a little more, but that could just be our taste. We served it with chicken and there wasn't a morsel leftover."
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