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Sweet Tea Rice with Caramelized Onions

Hands-on time 25 mins
Total time 25 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sweetened tea
  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large sweet onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

How to Make It

  1. Bring tea to a boil in a 3-qt. saucepan over medium-high heat; stir in rice and 1/2 tsp. salt. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 20 minutes or until tea is absorbed and rice is tender.

  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add onion, and sauté 20 minutes or until caramel colored. Stir in balsamic vinegar, 1/4 tsp. salt, and pepper. Stir in hot cooked rice.