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Lemon Rice

 Lemon Rice
This easy recipe pleasantly proves you can dress up regular rice with a few simple additions. Best of all, it can simmer while you're preparing the rest of the meal. These delicately lemon-flavored grains go nicely with fish.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning

Directions

  • In a medium saucepan, bring water, broth, lemon juice and butter to a
  • boil. Stir in rice, basil and lemon peel. Reduce heat; cover and
  • simmer for 20 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes or until the water is
  • absorbed. Before serving, sprinkle with lemon-pepper. Yield: 4
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 192 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 283 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.