Thyme-Scented Pilaf

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 tablespoons butter

1/3 cup orzo pasta

2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme

1 shallot, chopped

1 clove garlic, finely chopped

1 cup long-grain rice

2 cups chicken stock


  1. Melt the butter in a medium pot over medium heat. Add the orzo, thyme, shallots and garlic and cook until the orzo is golden brown and the shallots are softened, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in the rice, then add the chicken stock. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 18 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve.