Garlic-Parmesan Rice

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Garlic-Parmesan RiceRecipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen


This dish is made with basmati, a long grain Indian rice, but you can substitute it for jasmine or any long grain white rice if necessary.

Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)


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1 tablespoon olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup uncooked basmati rice
2 cups water
1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 ounce grated fresh Parmesan cheese


Heat a saucepan over medium heat. Add olive oil to pan. Add minced garlic; sauté 30 seconds. Add rice; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add water; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 12 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Stir in parsley, salt, pepper, and Parmesan cheese.

Created date

September 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 242
Fat 5.4 g
Satfat 1.7 g
Sodium 229 mg