Parmesan Buttered Rice Recipe
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Parmesan Buttered Rice Recipe

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Parmesan Buttered Rice is recommended by Rose Marie Dama of Waco, Texas. "The flavorful and simple topping gives rice a tasty twist we enjoy," Rose Marie assures.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 3 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 296 calories, 16g fat (10g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 397mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 9g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil; stir in rice. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook for 20 minutes or until tender. Meanwhile, in a skillet over medium heat, melt butter until browned. Place rice in a serving dish and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Pour butter over rice; cover and let stand for 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Parmesan Buttered Rice in Taste of Home December/January 1999, p9

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2princesses2luv User ID: 4369472 244248
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2016

"My husband loved this rice dish. I halved the amount of butter and sprinkled the rice with freshly shredded parmesan cheese."

jjbrisso User ID: 5714683 202890
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2010

"Even the skeptics loved this rice! Easy to make and very delicious. I'm a big fan of garlic so next time I am going to add some garlic with the butter for an extra flavorful treat."

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