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