Mama’s Moroccan Rice Pilaf

Mama’s Moroccan Rice Pilaf

The fresh herbs and warm spices in this lovely and exotic rice dish  will take your taste buds on a magic carpet ride!












Serves 4

In a shallow pan with a tight fitting lid, add one glug of good olive oil over heat. Add 1 cup of basmati rice and toast til lightly golden. Add one clove of chopped garlic, one spoon of chopped fresh ginger, and one small chopped onion.  Mix around briefly until onions soften. Add 2 C of homemade chicken broth, 1/3 C chopped apricots, a healthy pinch of salt, and a few grinds of black pepper. Cover pan and bring to a boil, reduce heat and cook over low heat for 15 minutes. Don’t Mess With It! Uncover after 15 minutes, fluff with a fork and sprinkle with fresh chopped cilantro and/or parsley.

Mamas Special Touch: Sprinkle with Mama’s Nuts Gingersnap Almonds for a delightful crunch and aromatic depth.  Use vegetable broth to make a delicious meat-free side dish.


These recipes are wholesome, light and simple, so you can enjoy the sweeter side of life. They’re great on their own, or even better with Mama’s special touches! So, get in your kitchen and make Mama proud!

About the Author

Mama’s Nuts! was started in honor of the traditional handmade treats that we grew up with and that have been passed down to us from family and friends.

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