Quick and Easy Gluten-Free Rice Pilaf Recipe

Basmati rice pilaf with vegetables
Basmati rice pilaf with vegetables. Getty Images/Fabio Bianchini
  • 50 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yield: about 4 servings

Here's a simple quick and easy gluten-free rice pilaf with fresh parsley and almonds. This simple rice dish would make a nice gluten-free side dish perfect for a vegetarian meal, or, add some veggies and make it a main dish. This recipe is vegetarian and vegan as well as gluten-free and wheat-free.

Recipe courtesy of Ener-G Foods.

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What You'll Need

  • 1 cup Basmati rice
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 cups homemade gluten-free vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon gluten-free soy sauce
  • 1 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds

How to Make It

  1. Toast Basmati rice in 2 teaspoons oil in a skillet or saucepan until it is golden brown. Add vegetable broth and pepper. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 45 minutes. Rice should be tender and all liquid absorbed. When fully cooked, Basmati rice will have a nice texture and not be mushy.
  2. Stir in soy sauce, parsley and almonds. Cover and let rice steam over low heat until parsley is just heated through.


    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 223
    Total Fat 3 g
    Saturated Fat 0 g
    Unsaturated Fat 2 g
    Cholesterol 0 mg
    Sodium 615 mg
    Carbohydrates 42 g
    Dietary Fiber 3 g
    Protein 7 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)