Three Pepper Rice Pilaf

With Success® White Rice, crispy bacon bits and a vibrant, three-pepper blend, this rice pilaf recipe is a delicious side dish.

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Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 10 mins
Servings
SERVES 4-6
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 bags Success® White Rice
  • 3 slices bacon
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow bell pepper
  • 2 tsp chicken flavored bouillon granules
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  • Ready in just 20 minutes, this delicious, simple Three Pepper Pilaf is a perfect side dish to make any day of the week!

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • In a large skillet, fry bacon for 5 to 7 minutes, or until crisp. Remove bacon to a paper towel-lined plate. Drain all but 2 tablespoons of fat from skillet.

    Step 3

  • Heat skillet on medium heat. Add onion, green pepper, red pepper and yellow pepper and sauté for 3 to 5 minutes, until tender-crisp. Fold in rice.

    Step 4

  • Combine bouillon and water, stirring until dissolved. Add bouillon mixture to skillet and stir to incorporate.

    Step 5

  • Top pilaf with crumbled bacon and pepper.

Vibrant Side

Rice pilaf is a traditional side dish of long-grain rice with seasonings and vegetables, all cooked in broth. This version uses a blend of red, green and yellow bell peppers for a burst of color and flavor that makes a great addition to any meal. One of the best parts about this dish is that it uses minimal pots and pans for cooking so there is less to clean afterwards.

With Success® Boil-in-Bag Rice, which cooks up in just 10 minutes, you can prepare a quick dinner side dish in just 20 minutes! To add even more flavor to your dish, cook the rice grains in water seasoned with herbs, bouillon or flavored oil. Make sure to keep your favorite variety of rice on hand for when you need a quick but flavorful addition to any meal.

The Choice is Yours!

Not sure what to serve with this pilaf? This versatile rice dish can be served alongside chicken breast, a Mediterranean Eggplant, Turkey and Rice Casserole, fish or a hearty, plant-based recipe such as a Vegan Brown Rice BBQ Meatloaf.

If you’re looking for more meal ideas, make sure to check out our guide to Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinners!