Rice Pilaf

Rice Pilaf

Credit: Marika’s Kitchen


  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 cups onion, diced fine
  • 2 cups celery, diced fine
  • 1 cup rice, uncooked
  • 1 cup orzo noodles
  • 3 cups bone broth
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground pepper
  • 1 tsp. ground sage
  • 1 tsp thyme (crushed between hands just before adding)


  1. In skillet, heat butter/olive oil and sauté orzo pasta till golden brown.
  2. Add onion, celery and rice and continue sautéing until rice is golden brown and onions and celery are half cooked.
  3. Add broth, salt, pepper, sage and thyme and stir.
  4. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat to lowest setting (simmer) for 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  5. Remove from heat (do not open lid) and let stand 10 minutes.
  6. Remove lid, stir pilaf and prop lid to keep from over-cooking

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