Armenian Noodles and Rice (Pilav)
1 cup uncooked fine egg noodles
1/4 cup butter or margarine
2 1/2 cups water
1 cup uncooked long grain rice
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
Dash of pepper
Break noodles into 1-inch pieces if necessary. Cook and stir noodles in butter in 2-quart saucepan 5 minutes.
Stir in remaining ingredients except parsley. Heat to boiling, stirring once or twice; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 14 minutes, without lifting cover or stirring.
Remove from heat. Fluff mixture lightly with fork; cover and let steam 5 to 10 minutes.
Sprinkle with parsley.
Yields 8 servings.
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