Rice is a delicious side dish, but after you’ve served it once or twice in a week, it can get a little boring. That’s when it’s time to pull out rice’s more interesting cousin, rice pilaf.

Butter Rice Pilaf

Butter rice pilaf is really close to the basic rice pilaf. You’ll just be adding some butter in with the chicken broth to create a fuller flavor.

Basmati Rice Pilaf with Fruit and Almonds

Filled with spices, this aromatic side dish will have your mouth watering as you cook, or add some chopped, cooked chicken breast to make this a filling main dish.

Mushroom Rice Pilaf

You can choose the type of mushrooms you use for this recipe so this is a great time to try out a mushroom you wouldn’t normally try like oyster or cremini mushrooms.

Rice Pilaf with Scrambled Eggs

You’ll be mixing a bunch of spices with the rice and cooking in chicken broth, but then you’ll be adding scrambled eggs towards the end to complete the breakfast transformation.

Wild Rice Pilaf

The recipe is made using vegetable broth, Brussel sprouts, carrots, onion, and spices, and takes about an hour and five minutes to prepare.

Quick Rice Pilaf

Try this recipe by Minute that combines ingredients you likely already have on hand with some instant rice to create a tasty, last-minute rice pilaf.

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