Lemon Rice Pilaf


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups long grain rice, preferably converted
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon


  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and sauté until tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add rice and stir well, coating each grain with oil.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  5. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer gently for 20-25 minutes, until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  6. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes.
  7. Serves 6.