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Basil Rice Pilaf

Prep time 10 mins
Yield Makes 4 to 6 servings
Grate the lemon rind for Grilled Asparagus before squeezing the juice for the pilaf.


  • 2 (8.8-ounce) pouches microwavable rice pilaf
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

How to Make It

  1. Microwave rice pilaf according to package directions; pour rice into a serving bowl.

  2. Stir in basil, lemon juice, and olive oil; serve immediately.

  3. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Uncle Ben's Rice Pilaf Ready Rice for microwavable rice pilaf.