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Slow Cooker or Rice Cooker Hazelnut-Mushroom Pilaf

April 06, 2017

Slow Cooker or Rice Cooker Hazelnut-Mushroom Pilaf

            Voila! Long-grain Rice And Orzo Are Simmered In Chicken Broth With Hazelnuts And Mushrooms And Seasoned With Parsley And Marjoram. We created this to incorporate two of our favorites: hazelnuts and mushrooms. It combines rice, orzo pasta, and lots of other goodies - very delicious!


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup uncooked long-grain rice
  • 1/4 cup uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup minced celery
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped toasted hazelnuts


  1. Place a large skillet over medium-low heat. Melt butter, then sauté rice, orzo, mushrooms, onion, and celery. Stir constantly until rice is lightly browned.
  2. Transfer the above contents into your VitaClay cooker.
  3. Mix in chicken broth, parsley, marjoram, pepper, and hazelnuts. Set VitaClay cooker on “Stew” and cook for 30 minutes.
  4. Serve when the cooker switched to WARM cycle or let the pilaf stay in WARM cycle for 10 to 15 minutes before serving.
  5. Serves around 6 people, enjoy!

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