This fragrant rice pilaf recipe is the perfect accompaniment to a variety of dishes. In fact, it’s so delicious, that we often enjoy the rice as a standalone vegetarian dish for lunch or dinner.
Sweet, dried apricots and unsalted almonds are mixed into this rice pilaf for extra flavor and texture. They add interest and beautiful color to the dish.
You can choose to cook your rice in water or chicken stock; either option will work. It’s important to note that if you use a different kind of rice than the one outlined below, you will need to adjust the liquid measurements accordingly. Different types of rice require different amounts of liquid. Most rice packages will offer this information on the label.