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Flavorful Green Rice

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

Green onions and parsley give this rice its name, but the appealing flavor is what makes it memorable.—Karin Bailey, Golden, Colorado
Flavorful Green Rice Recipe photo by Taste of Home

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 until tender, 1 minute. 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 until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender, 18-20 minutes. Discard bay leaf.

Nutrition Facts

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

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