Virginia Willis' $20,000 Rice Pilaf
35 mins (prep 5, cooking 30)
7 ingredients
4-6 servings
From the cookbook Bon Appetit, Y'all by Virginia Willis. She writes that she couldn't make decent rice until she attended culinary school and learned this recipe. $20,000 is what it cost her to attend school that year! You can find more recipes at her website,

Categories:  side-dish , <-60-mins , pasta,-rice-and-grains , rice , 3-steps-or-less , low-sodium , low-in... , time-to-make , low-fat , low-cholesterol , weeknight , easy , white-rice , healthy ,
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Serving Size (280.64 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 460.07 Calories from Fat 97.74
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10.86g 66.83%
Saturated Fat 4.92g 98.33%
Trans Fat 0.24g %
Cholesterol 21.3mg 28.4%
Sodium 264.69mg 44.11%
Total Carbohydrate 77.81g 103.74%
Dietary Fiber 3.24 g 51.8%
Sugars 3.63 g %
Protein 11.94g 95.55%
Vitamin A 190.2IU% Vitamin C 0.36mg%
Calcium 28.45mg% Iron 1.74mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
small, coarse salt, fresh ground black pepper, chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley