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Flavorful Green Rice Recipe

Flavorful Green Rice Recipe

Green onions and parsley give this rice its name, but the appealing flavor is what makes it memorable.—Karin Bailey, Golden, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped green onion
  • 1 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 bay leaf

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, saute onions and parsley in oil and butter for 1 minute or until tender. Add rice; cook over medium heat until rice is coated with oil and translucent, about 3 minutes. Stir in the broth, cayenne and bay leaf. Bring to a boil.
  • 2. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer for 18-20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Discard bay leaf. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 240 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 505 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.