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Easy Rice Pilaf

Cook Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4


  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • ¼ green pepper, diced
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups Minute rice Or regular white rice
  • 2 ¼ cups chicken broth
  • ¼ cup Half-N-Half cream Or milk
  • 1 ½ tsp lemon juice


  • In a medium stock pot, melt 2 tbsp butter over medium heat
  • Add diced green pepper, onion, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Saute until vegetables are softened
  • Stir in 2 ¼ cups chicken broth and bring to a boil over medium-high heat
  • Once boiling, decrease heat to low and add 2 cups of Minute rice
  • Let rice stand until liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork. Stir in Half-N-Half and lemon juice at this point
  • Add additional salt and pepper if desired. Enjoy!