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Rice Pilaf with Verdolagas
1 bunch verdolagas (purslane), chopped into 1 inch pieces, tender stems included
1 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup basmati rice
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cups vegetable or chicken stock
1 teaspoon black pepper
Juice of half a lemon
Heat olive oil over medium heat in a skillet. Add onions and garlic and saute until soft. Add verdolagas/purslane and stir until slightly wilted (about 3 minutes). Add rice, pepper, lemon juice and stock. Bring back to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Turn off heat and let sit, covered, to steam for another 5 minutes. This is delicious with tzatziki (Greek cucumber and garlic yogurt).