Thursday, July 26, 2012

Greek Rice Pilaf

Greek  Rice Pilaf also  known as Prassorizo  ( Leeks and Onions)

 makes 4-6 servings

3 large leeks sliced  thin
6 green onions sliced thin
1 yellow onion  diced
1 cup Arborio rice
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
¼ cup of dried  parsley
2 tbsp. minced garlic
1 tbsp. Greek Oregano
Salt and pepper to taste
3 cups water


Heat the olive oil in a large sauce pan over a medium heat.

Add the leeks and onions to the oil stir well and sauté until soft (cover the pan for 3 -5 minutes).

Add the Arborio rice and sauté for 2 more minutes mixing well to coat the rice with oil.

Add garlic and parsley to the pan, mix and heat through for another minute.

Add seasonings and gradually add 2 cups of water stirring occasionally.

Once all the water has been added and the pan`s contents brought to a boil, turn the heat down to medium-low and cover the pan to simmer for 20 minutes.

Continue stirring and add  water if  needed.

Once the rice is finished  cover and remove from heat and let sit for 10 min. And serve