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Lemony Green Onion Rice Recipe

Lemony Green Onion Rice Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 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 peel
  • 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 peel, salt and pepper. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional 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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jrt14 User ID: 2520353 94635
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2009

"This tasted funny to me. My husband would not eat it, and I will not make this again."

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