After the pasta and onion are sautéed, the oil is drained to minimize the fat content of this interesting pilaf.
Ingredients and Preparation
- In a large skillet, heat oil. Sauté vermicelli and onion until golden brown, about 2-4 minutes over medium-high heat. Drain off oil.
- Add rice, stock, water, pepper, and bay leaf. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Fluff with fork. Cover and let stand for 5-20 minutes. Remove bay leaf.
- Sprinkle with cheese and serve immediately.