>brown basmati rice pilaf

>I found this recipe on Whole Foods website – it’s amazing and so much healthier than traditional rice pilafs.

Brown Basmati Rice Pilaf
adapted from Whole Foods

1 T. extra virgin olive oil
1 c. diced celery
1/2 c. diced shallots
1 c. brown basmati rice (washed & drained)
2 c. chicken broth
sea salt (to taste)
fresh ground pepper

Heat olive oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add celery and shallots and saute for one minute. Add the rice and saute for another two minutes. Add broth, salt, pepper and bring to boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook 40-45 minutes until broth absorbed. Serve with tamari chicken.

Serves 4-6.

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