Mediterranean Rice Pilaf

Mediterranean Rice Pilaf

Category: Entertaining

  • Recipe serves 4 servings

  • Prep Time 5 min

  • Cook Time 30 min


  • 2 Tbsp. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Olive Oil Spread”

  • 1 cup regular or converted rice

  • 1 small onion, chopped

  • 1/4 tsp. salt

  • 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper

  • 1/8 tsp. dried thyme leaves, crushed (optional)

  • 1 3/4 cups chicken broth

  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted

  • 1 tsp. fresh parsley leaves (optional)


  • Melt I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® made with Olive Oil Spread in medium saucepan over medium-high heat and cook rice, onion, salt, pepper and thyme, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes or until rice is golden. Add broth and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered 20 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes. Stir in almonds and parsley.

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