Caramelized Onion Rice

This has a flavor similar to an herbed risotto, but the texture is fluffy.


4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 7 Minutes
Cook: 42 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 166
Fat 1.9 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Protein 4.6 g
Carbohydrate 32.2 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Iron 1.6 mg
Sodium 532 mg
Caloriesfromfat 10 %
Fiber 1.1 g
Calcium 39 mg


1 teaspoon olive oil
1 large onion, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon fresh thyme, divided
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
3/4 cup uncooked long-grain rice
1 tablespoon shredded fresh Parmesan cheese


Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat; add onion. Cook 20 to 22 minutes or until onion is golden brown, stirring frequently.

. Add 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme and next 3 ingredients to onion; bring to a boil. Add rice. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 18 to 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.

. Remove from heat, and fluff rice with a fork. Stir in remaining 1/2 teaspoon thyme and Parmesan cheese.

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

January 2008
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