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Ham, artichoke & lemon pilaf

Ham, artichoke & lemon pilaf

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

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

  • Freezable
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal509
fat23g
saturates4g
carbs57g
sugars4g
fibre3g
protein22g
salt3.66g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion , chopped
  • 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
  • 3 tbsp chopped mint

Method

  • STEP 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.

  • STEP 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.

RECIPE TIPS
MAKE IT VEGGIE - LEMONY BEAN & ARTICHOKE PILAF

Cut 100g French beans into short lengths, then add to the rice with the stock. After cooking for 5 mins, add a handful broad beans in with the artichokes, lemon zest and juice, then continue as above.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2008

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