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Easy Rice Pilaf in a Pressure Cooker or Instapot

Delicious rice pilaf with fresh vegetables. This recipe uses the Power Pressure Cooker XL
1 1/2 cups  rice
1 1/2 cups orzo pasta
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1/3 cup minced shallots
2 cups shredded zucchini
3/4 cups sliced  mushrooms
3 cups low-sodium chicken stock
1 cup seeded and diced Roma tomatoes
salt and pepper to taste


In the pressure cooker pot on the rice setting, melt the butter and olive oil. Add in the rice and Orzo. Saute for 4 to 5 minutes, then add the shallots and saute 2 minutes more. Add the zucchini and mushrooms, tomatoes and mix to combine. Stir in the stock and bring the mixture .Cover and seal the pressure cooker top. Cook on rice setting for 6 minutes. Stir well before serving.


Pairs Great with Pan Seared Fish with Chile Lime Butter


or can be pared with :

Mojo Pork with Orange Apple Salsa



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