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Basmati Rice

Basmati Rice

50 Min(s)
30 Min(s) Prep
20 Min(s) Cook
Healthy Living
Enjoy a dish of Basmati Rice with some grilled chicken or fish at dinnertime tonight! Sprinkle your Basmati Rice with peanuts and parsley before serving.
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8 servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1 large onion, finely chopped
1 large carrot, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp. minced fresh ginger
1-1/2 cups basmati rice, uncooked
2-1/2 cups fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/4 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
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Let's Make It
1
Heat dressing in large saucepan on medium-low heat. Add onions and carrots; cook 10 to 12 min. or until crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Add garlic and ginger; cook and stir 2 min. Stir in rice.
2
Add broth and red pepper; stir. Bring to boil; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 18 to 20 min. or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Let stand 5 min.
3
Sprinkle with nuts and parsley just before serving.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
Sprinkle with 2 chopped green onions for the parsley.
Tip 2
Serving Suggestion
Serve with grilled chicken or fish.
Tip 3
Nutrition Bonus
The bright orange carrots in this tasty rice side dish make it an excellent source of vitamin A.
Nutrition
Calories
80
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g
3%
Saturated Fat 0g
0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 170mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates 12g
4%
Dietary Fibers 1g
4%
Sugars 2g
4%
Protein 2g
4%
Vitamin A
35%
Vitamin C
4%
Calcium
0%
Iron
2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
8 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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