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Rice Pilaf with dried tomatoes

A simple but delicious rice to eat with a fish or meat as we did today. As I didn’t have long grain rice, I did it with basmati rice which was as delicious.


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What do you need?

  • Rice long grain or basmati (1 glass)
  • Water or broth (1.5 glass)
  • 20cl of white wine
  • 4 dried tomatoes in olive oil
  • 2 tea spoon of the olive oil from the dried tomatoes
  • 1 tea spoon of olive oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Salt


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  • Cut very thinly the onion and heat up in a frying pan with the olive oil from the dried tomatoes and the additional tea spoon
  • Cut the dried tomatoes in small pieces and add with the garlic clove to the pan
  • Once the onion is well cooked and before it gets too brown, add the rice and stir well during 2mn
  • Add the white wine and continue to stir until fully evaporated
  • Add the water or broth and salt, stir and let cook for around 12mn or until the water is fully absorbed.
  • Try the rice, if still not enough cooked, cover it for a few minutes