Side: Herbed Basmati Rice

posted by Linda in MO 02-19-101 9:49 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Herbed Basmati Rice
Recipe By :cooking light
Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Low-Fat , Rice,
Side Dish
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 Tablespoon butter or olive oil
1 large clove garlic -- minced
3/4 Cup basmati rice -- uncooked
1 1/2 Cups water
1/2 teaspoon salt -- or more
3 Tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
1 Tablespoon minced fresh basil -- (1/2 t. dried)
1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme -- (1/4 t. dried)
3 Tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Melt margarine in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add garlic, and saute 1 minute. Add rice, stir well. Add water and salt; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Stir in onion, basil, and thyme. Sprinkle with cheese.

Yield: 4 servings

Calories - 196 (27% from fat), Protein - 6.4g, Fat - 5.8g (sat 2.4g), Carbohydrate 28.5g, Fiber 0.5g, Cholesteral 7mg, Iron 1.7mg, Sodium 499mg, Calcium 142mg

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