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Caramelized Onion Rice

Prep time 7 mins
Cook time 42 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
This has a flavor similar to an herbed risotto, but the texture is fluffy.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. . 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.

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

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