This striking, brick-red rice pilaf perks up any plate with its lovely color and nutty flavor, but is an especially complimentary side to roasted pork and chicken.

Prep time: 5 min

Cook time: 55 min

Total time: 60 min

Camargue (French Red) Rice Pilaf
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Makes 6 servings


  1. Preheat oven to 300ºF.

  2. Bring stock to boil in medium saucepan. Reduce heat to low to maintain a simmer. Wrap thyme, bay leaf and peppercorns in kitchen cloth or coffee filter and tie with string, then add to simmering stock.

  3. Heat butter in large oven-safe pan, and add onion. Cook, stirring, until onion looks translucent. Add rinsed Camargue (French Red) Rice, and cook, stirring, until grains are opaque.

  4. Add salt, black pepper and hot broth. Remove herb sachet.

  5. Cover tightly, transfer to oven and bake until rice is cooked through. Fluff with fork before serving.