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Rice Pilaf with Pasta - Recipe

Tired of plain white rice? Try this homemade rice pilaf. Browning the pasta adds a nuttly flavor and the broth flavors it even more. This is a great side dish for any meal.
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Rice Pilaf with Pasta Recipe
Melt butter in pan or dutch oven.

Break vermicelli in small pieces and add to pan and cook until golden brown, stirring constantly.

Add rice and stir until rice is well coated with butter.

Boil broth and add boiling broth to rice mixture. Season to taste. Cook, covered, over low heat until liquid is absorbed, about 25 minutes.

Stir lightly with fork. Let stand in warm place about 10 minutes before serving.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
-1/2 cup butter or margarine
-1/2 cup vermicelli, broken into small pieces
-2 cups uncooked long-grain rice
-4 cups chicken broth
- salt, to taste