Golden Mediterranean Pilaf Recipe


Main Ingredient


 Chopped onion1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (50 Milliliter)
 Regular rice1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked (250 Milliliter)
 Salad oil/Olive oil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (50 Milliliter)
 Saffron/Turmeric1 Teaspoon (5 Milliliter)
 Garlic powder1⁄2 Teaspoon (2 Milliliter)
 Chicken broth/Water and 3 bouillon cubes2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs) (625 Milliliter)
 Grated parmesan cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (125 Milliliter)
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1504 Calories from Fat 664

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 75 g115.8%

Saturated Fat 13.8 g69%

Trans Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 54.9 mg

Sodium 2868.2 mg119.5%

Total Carbohydrates 162 g54%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14.1%

Sugars 5.7 g

Protein 41 g82.5%

Vitamin A 6.1% Vitamin C 12.4%

Calcium 76.1% Iron 15.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Saute onion and rice in Hot oil, stirring constantly until rice is a light golden color and the oil absorbed.
Add saffron, garlic and broth.
Stir well, then cover and let cook gently until rice is tender and all broth absorbed.
If still wet, although tender, uncover and stir and heat until liquid evaporates.
Add the cheese and taste for seasonings.