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Cashew Rice

Photo: Johnny Autry and Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
Flavorful Cashew Rice is quick and easy. Just stir in chopped green onions and cashews to cooked long-grain rice and you have a hassle-free side dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup long-grain rice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped unsalted cashews

Nutrition Information

  • calories 136
  • fat 4.1 g
  • satfat 0.8 g
  • sodium 151 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine water, rice, and salt in a small saucepan; cover. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 12 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork; stir in green onions and cashews.

Cook's Notes

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