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Hearty Rice Pilaf with Vermicelli


This hearty side dish is even more flavorful with homemade Turkey Stock.

  • Servings: 8

Source: Everyday Food, November 2009


  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup vermicelli pasta, broken into short pieces if long
  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • 5 cups Easy Turkey Stock
  • Coarse salt


  1. In a 6-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium. Add vermicelli and cook, stirring frequently, until golden brown, about 4 minutes. Stir in rice and cook until translucent, 2 minutes.

  2. Add stock and 2 1/2 teaspoons salt and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until all liquid is absorbed, 25 to 30 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving.

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