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Use this easy rice recipe as a side dish for weeknight meals. You can use dried herbs instead of fresh, and even add some pine nuts for a variation.

Recipe by Cooking Light April 1997


Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Melt margarine in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Add rice; stir well. Add water and salt; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Stir in green onions, basil, and thyme. Sprinkle with cheese; garnish with thyme sprigs, if desired.


Nutrition Facts

115 calories; calories from fat 22%; fat 2.8g; saturated fat 0.9g; mono fat 1.1g; poly fat 0.7g; protein 2.8g; carbohydrates 19.2g; fiber 0.3g; cholesterol 2mg; iron 1.5mg; sodium 217mg; calcium 52mg.