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Lemony Green Onion Rice

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


2 servings

This dish from Rose Harman of Hays, KS is as easy as sautéing some simple ingredients and tossing in cooked instant rice. And it pairs well with lots of main courses. “It's an especially good accompaniment with poultry and fish,” writes Rose.


  • 3/4 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 1/3 cup chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper


  1. Cook rice according to package directions. In a small skillet, saute celery and onions in butter over medium heat until tender. Stir in the rice, lemon zest, salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 177 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 356mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch.

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