Homemade Rice Pilaf (Healthy Rice-a-Roni) Recipe

Homemade Rice Pilaf (Healthy Rice-a-Roni) Recipe

How To Make Homemade Rice Pilaf (Healthy Rice-a-Roni)

This all-season Homemade Rice Pilaf recipe is made with angel hair spaghetti, instant brown rice, and chicken broth. So easy and guarantees to full up!

Preparation: 2 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 22 minutes



  • 2tspbutter,use olive oil for dairy free
  • ¼cupangel hair spaghetti,broken into small pieces, wheat, whole wheat or gluten-free
  • 1cupuncooked 10 minute instant brown rice,such as Uncle Ben’s
  • 2cupschicken broth,or water and chicken bouillon
  • chopped parsley,for ganish, optional


  1. Melt the butter in a deep skillet with a fitted lid over medium heat.

  2. When the butter is melted, add the broken spaghetti and rice. Cook, stirring constantly, for 2 to 3 minutes, until slightly toasted.

  3. Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer. Cover and cook for 10 to 12 minutes, until the rice is tender and the broth is absorbed.

  4. Remove from the heat and let sit for 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork.


  • Calories: 257.09kcal
  • Fat: 4.74g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.87g
  • Trans Fat: 0.08g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.67g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.82g
  • Carbohydrates: 45.43g
  • Fiber: 1.88g
  • Sugar: 2.09g
  • Protein: 7.51g
  • Cholesterol: 8.68mg
  • Sodium: 175.14mg
  • Calcium: 23.66mg
  • Potassium: 278.28mg
  • Iron: 1.30mg
  • Vitamin A: 24.80µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.59mg
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