Peasant Mushroom Pilaf Recipe
“Keeping It Simple!!”
Peasant Mushroom Pilaf Recipe is an original Armenian family recipe that I received from a co-worker many years ago.
The basic Pilaf recipe has remained unchanged for generations. If you are looking for a different side dish for dinner or company , this is it. This Peasant Mushroom Pilaf recipe incorporates carrots and mushrooms. Great Lenten Recipe.
Pilaf , by definition, is a dish in which rice is cooked in a broth. Depending on ethnic background, the spices and content differ greatly. It is common to the Middle Eastern, African, Asian, Latin American, and Indian cuisines. It is almost always served at celebratory family events. Make your dinner a celebration tonight! Women over 45 always like a PARTY!
- 1 cup rice (uncooked)
- 1 cup broken/ cut spaghetti (uncooked)
- 32 ounces chicken broth or vegetable broth
- ½ stick butter
- 1 cup fresh mushrooms
- 1 cup diced carrots
- 1 t. pepper
- 1 t. minced garlic
- Using 10-12" deep skillet with lid or 3 qt. sauteuse, saute the fresh vegetables in ½ stick of butter on med high heat for 3 to 4 minutes.
- Add the uncooked rice and pasta, cook until the grains are slightly golden about 3 to 5 minutes.
- Add broth, bring to a low boil, cook 5 minutes and stir.
- Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer for 45 minutes.
- This recipe easily doubles.