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Herbed Rice

 Herbed Rice
A few years ago, I put together a special cookbook for folks who cook for themselves. This is one of my favorite recipes in the book.—John Davis, Mobile, Alabama
1 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 green onion with top, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon each dried tarragon, thyme, basil, parsley flakes, and pepper
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • Salt to taste, optional

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, cook rice and onion in butter until onion is
  • tender. Add the seasonings; cook for 1 minute. Add broth and salt if
  • desired; bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until
  • liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Yield: 1 serving.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (prepared with margarine and reduced-sodium broth and without added salt) equals 284 calories, 12 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 129 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 2 fat.