Brown Rice Mushroom Pilaf
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Recipe type: Side
Serves: 6
  • 1 cup rice, soaked in water for at least 1 hour
  • 2 cups button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp sunflower oil
  • 2½ cups water
  • sea salt, to taste
  • ⅓ tsp ground pepper
  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Sauté chopped onion and sliced mushrooms for 5 minutes.
  2. Drain rice and add it into the saucepan. Stir to coat in oil.
  3. Add water.
  4. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and cover with a lid. Let it rest until all liquid is absorbed. *
* This is the failproof method I use for making rice pilafs. Boil it for just 20 minutes and then cover with a lid and remove from heat. The rice will absorb all liquid and you won't risk burning the pilaf.
Recipe by Gourmandelle | Vegetarian Blog at