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ITALIAN STYLE RICE PILAFF


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Ingredients

1 cup long grain white rice
1 3/4 c water
1 c tomatoe sauce
1 c diced zuccini squash
1 c. diced summer squash
1/4 tsp dried rosemary
1/4 tsp dried tyme
1/4 tsp dried sage
1/4 tsp dried crushed bay leaves
1/4 tsp dried basil
2 tsp crushed garlic
1 Tbs olive oil


Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat; Add garlic and cook until golden brown; add zuccini and summer squash and saute; remove from heat and set aside.


Combine water, tomatoe sauce and rice in a large sauce pan and bring to a gentle boil; reduce heat and simmer over low-medium heat, stirring often to avoid scorching, until rice is tender and liquid is gone.


Add squash mixture to rice mixture and stir together.


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Notes

This is my own recipe that I made up when I was sick of eating plain white rice all the time.

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