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Basmati rice pilaf

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Total time: 25 minutes | Serves 6
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 2 cups basmati rice, rinsed under cold water
  • 3 1/2 cups chicken broth or water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Step 1Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the shallots and cook until softened, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the rice and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the broth, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, turn the heat to low, cover and cook for 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and set aside. Fluff with a fork when ready to serve.

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