1. Rice

Rice Pilaf


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup orzo pasta
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup uncooked white rice
  • 2 cups chicken broth


  • Step 1Melt the butter in a lidded skillet over medium-low heat. Cook and stir orzo pasta until golden brown. Stir in onion and cook until onion becomes translucent, then add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Mix in the rice and chicken broth. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender, and the liquid has been absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 244 calories; protein 5.9g; carbohydrates 40g; fat 6.5g; cholesterol 17.8mg; sodium 524.3mg.

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