Brown Rice Pilaf with Peas and Dill Recipe

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  • Brown Rice Pilaf with Peas and Dill Recipe

    Hearty brown basmati rice, speckled with onions, petit peas, and dill; this brown rice pilaf is a simple and tasty dish that can be whipped up as a nutritious and hearty weeknight side.

    Brown Rice Pilaf with Peas and Dill Recipe

    Hearty brown basmati rice, speckled with onions, petit peas, and dill; the perfect winter side dish!

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    Servings: 3-4

    Ingredients:

    • brown basmati rice (uncooked): 1 cup
    • olive oil: 2 tablespoons (divided)
    • yellow onion: 1 large
    • petit peas (frozen): 1 cup
    • fresh dill: 3/4 cup
    • ground coriander: 1 teaspoon
    • salt + pepper: to taste

    Directions:

    Step 1: Cook brown basmati rice according to package instructions.

    Step 2: While rice is cooking, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large saute pan (with high sides), and saute onion until translucent (about 5 minutes).

    Step 3: Transfer frozen peas into a fine mesh strainer. Run hot water over peas until defrosted.

    Step 4: Add peas to onions, and saute for about 2 minutes.

    Step 5: Rinse, and roughly chop dill (stems removed).

    Step 6: Add cooked rice, dill, and coriander to the saute pan. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Mix well, and serve.