While living in Milan with my husband, Leon, I picked up this recipe. Since it contains very little spice, this simple side dish is good for folks who can't eat spicy food.—Kathry Manwiller, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 tablespoon chopped onion
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1/3 cup uncooked long grain rice
- 1-1/4 cups chicken broth
- Dash ground turmeric
- 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
- In a saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add rice; cook on medium for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in broth and turmeric; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Stir in cheese.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 216 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 810mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.
Originally published as Italian-Style Rice in Taste of Home February/March 1999
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