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Classic Gluten-Free Rice Pilaf

Classic Gluten-Free Rice Pilaf dish


½ cup uncooked gluten-free orzo pasta
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
½ chopped sweet onion
3 cups of low sodium chicken broth
½ cup Riceland Extra Long Grain White Rice
½ teaspoon sea salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper


  1. In a skillet, on medium-high heat and not oil, toast gluten-free orzo pasta for 10 minutes until slightly browned and set orzo aside.
  2. Add olive oil and onions to skillet, cover and let sauté until translucent approximately 10 minutes. Turn off heat and leave onions in skillet.
  3. Cook orzo according to instructions on package, drain, and set aside. 
  4. Add chicken broth to pot that orzo was cooked in and bring to a boil. Add rice to boiling broth. Cook and stir for approximately 20 minutes. Rice will absorb the broth.
  5. Add rice to skillet with onions and reheat on medium-high. Add orzo, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  6. Serve and enjoy!