Earthy Delights Recipe

Morel Mushroom Rice Pilaf

Morel Mushroom Rice Pilaf
A versatile, quick, easy-to-prepare rice dish that can be cooked stove-top or in the oven. The morels add that gourmet, earthy flavor that turns a simple dish into one fit for the most elegant occasion.

3 Tbsps. extra virgin olive oil
3 Tbsps. onion, chopped fine
1 cup long-grain rice
1/2 tsp.sea salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
2 cups beef stock
1 ounce dried Morels, soaked
2 Tbsp. butter


Sauté morels in butter for five minutes. Set aside.

Heat olive oil in saucepan. Add onion and cook, stirring often, until soft.

Add rice and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, for three minutes.

Add salt, pepper, beef broth and mushrooms. Cover and simmer 20 minutes or transfer to a covered casserole and bake at 350 degrees for one hour.