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Rice Pilafs and Blends

Original

 

Based on Hannah Kalajian's recipe, our Original Rice Pilaf is made from premium parboiled long grain rice, toasted orzo and a delicious blend of herbs and spices.

Near East® Rice Pilaf Mix is Kosher Certified *OU*.

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Ingredients & Nutrition

 
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Ingredients
PARBOILED LONG GRAIN RICE, ORZO (MACARONI PRODUCT MADE FROM WHEAT FLOUR), SALT, AUTOLYZED YEAST EXTRACT*, ONIONS*, GARLIC*, TURMERIC SPICE WHICH IMPARTS COLOR. *DRIED CONTAINS WHEAT INGREDIENTS.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2.0 oz (56 g/about 1/4 cup dry rice & 1 Tbsp seasoning mix) (1 cup prepared)
Servings Per Container: about 3 (dry)
Amount Per Serving   As Packaged   As Prepared
Calories   190   220
Calories from Fat   0   35
% Daily Value **
Total Fat 0.5g   1%   6%
Saturated Fat 0g   0%   11%
Trans Fat 0g    
Cholesterol 0mg   0%   3%
Sodium 780mg   32%   34%
Total Carbs 43g   14%   14%
Dietary Fiber 1g   4%   4%
Sugars 0g    
Protein 4g    
Vitamin A   0%   2%
Vitamin C   0%   0%
Calcium   0%   0%
Iron   2%   2%

Preparation Instructions

 
Range Top Directions
  1. In medium saucepan, bring 1-3/4 cups water and 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil just to a boil.
  2. Stir in rice and contents of Spice Sack. Return to a boil.
  3. Cover; reduce heat to low. Simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until most of water is absorbed.
  4. Fluff pilaf lightly with fork before serving.
Makes 3 cups
Microwave Directions
  1. In round 2-quart microwaveable glass casserole, combine rice, contents of Spice Sack, 2-1/4 cups water and 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil.
  2. Cover, microwave at HIGH 18 to 21 minutes or until most of water is absorbed.*
  3. Let stand about 5 minutes or until all water is absorbed.
  4. Fluff pilaf lightly with fork before serving.
* Microwave ovens may vary. Adjust times as needed.
Alternate Directions
Follow the above preparation directions, except omit butter or olive oil and add additional 3 tablespoons water. (For information about Sodium and other Nutrients, see the Ingredient and Nutrition Information listed with this product.)
High Altitude Preparation
At high altitudes, increase water to 2-3/4 cups and cook time to 33 to 38 minutes.
 
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