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Nutty Basmati Rice

Prep time 3 mins
Cook time 22 mins
Other time 5 mins
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)
Serve this simple, nutty rice alongside your family's favorite chicken or pork dish. We preferred the flavor of curly leaf parsley in this recipe rather than flat-leaf parsley. Toast the walnuts while the rice simmers so the nuts can be stirred in when the rice is done.


  • 1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons light stick butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup uncooked basmati rice
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Nutrition Information

  • calories 175
  • fat 5.3 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • protein 3.8 g
  • carbohydrate 31.4 g
  • cholesterol 7 mg
  • iron 1.3 mg
  • sodium 466 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 27 %
  • fiber 1.3 g
  • calcium 9 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring first 4 ingredients to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add rice; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 18 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, 5 minutes. Add walnuts and parsley, and fluff with a fork.

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