Ham, artichoke & lemon pilaf

Ham, artichoke & lemon pilaf

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 4
Satisfy your hunger with this quick and easy rice dish, perfect for a midweek meal

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal509
  • fat23g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs57g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre3g
  • protein22g
  • salt3.66g
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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 onion, chopped



    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 250g basmati rice
  • 700ml vegetable stock
  • 300g artichoke hearts, from a jar or deli counter, sliced
  • 300g thickly sliced ham, cut into chunks
  • zest and juice 2 lemons



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

  • 3 tbsp chopped mint



    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…


  1. Heat the oil in a large pan, then add the onion and fry for a couple of mins until starting to soften. Stir in the rice, then pour in the stock and bring to the boil. Cover and cook for 5 mins.

  2. Add the artichokes, ham, half the lemon zest and all of the juice to the pan. Cover and cook for 5-7 mins more until the rice is tender. Stir in the mint, then divide between four bowls and scatter over the remaining zest.

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jadedermody's picture
23rd Nov, 2016
A very nice dish and I will try the bean tip next time. 4 stars as the rice took much longer to cook then method states-20 mintues
Frantic Flapjack
26th Aug, 2008
This was very good. Easy to make and very moreish.
19th Aug, 2008
This looks super easy - might give it a try this week :)
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