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Pressure-Cooker Mushroom Rice Pilaf

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 min. + releasing


6 servings

A few modifications to our Great-Aunt Bernice's easy pilaf recipe made it a much-requested item for potlucks, barbecues and family get-togethers. It'll become a favorite in your household, too!—Amy Williams, Rialto, California
Pressure-Cooker Mushroom Rice Pilaf Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup medium grain rice
  • 1/2 pound sliced baby portobello mushrooms
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 teaspoons beef base
  • Additional chopped green onions, optional


  1. Select saute setting on a 6-qt. electric pressure cooker. Adjust for medium heat; add butter. When butter is hot, add rice. Cook and stir rice until lightly browned, 3-5 minutes. Press cancel. Add mushrooms, green onions and garlic. In a small bowl, whisk water and beef base; pour over rice mixture.
  2. Lock lid; close pressure-release valve. Adjust to pressure-cook on high for 4 minutes. Let pressure release naturally. If desired, serve with additional chopped green onions.

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup: 209 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 519mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 fat.

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