Lebanese Rice & Vermicelli

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Basmati rice

Butter or ghee

Vermicelli

Salt

Pine nuts

Parsley

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Ingredients

Water

Toast the vermicelli

In a large pot, heat the butter or ghee and toast the vermicelli until golden brown.

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Add the rice

Add the rice to the vermicelli and cook for a few minutes.

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Add the water

Add the water and salt. Bring to a simmer and cook until the water in evaporated. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.

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Fluff the rice

Turn the heat off and let the rice sit for a few minutes. Fluff using a fork.

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Top Lebanese rice with pine nuts and parsley.

I love this rice! It's such a delicious side dish to grilled chicken or beef.

- Reader's Review