Recipe for Greek Style Rice Pilaf With Tomato Sauce

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This dish is a staple of Greek cuisine and goes perfectly with most foods, especially meat, poultry, and seafood dishes.

Greek Style Rice Pilaf With Tomato Sauce (Pilafi Me Saltsa Domata) Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup Greek olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
1, 14 ounce can crush tomatos
1/2 cup tomato sauce
2 1/2 cups water
3 cups uncooked rice
Salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons chopped, fresh parsley

Instructions on How to Make Pilaf With Tomato Sauce:

Pour the olive oil into a pot and heat on medium for a minute. Add the onions and celery and saute until the onions are soft, about 8-10 minutes. Stir in the crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, rice, salt, and pepper and cover the pan. Bring to a boil over medium heat and then reduce it to a simmer on low heat until all the water is absorbed. This should take about 15-20 minutes. Stir in the parsley just before serving.

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