Bypass plain rice boredom by adding a little chopped onion and cooking the rice in chicken broth. If you have any fresh herbs kicking around the kitchen, stir some in before serving. Source: EatingWell Magazine, September 1998

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  • Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, until softened, 2 to 3 minutes. Add rice and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add broth and bring to a boil. Cover tightly and reduce heat to low. Cook until rice is tender and water is absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. (Don't peek.) Fluff with a fork, cover and let stand for 5 minutes.


Nutrition Facts

208 calories; 3.8 g total fat; 0.6 g saturated fat; 286 mg sodium. 194 mg potassium; 37.7 g carbohydrates; 3.1 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 5.8 g protein; 2 mg vitamin c; 13 mcg folate; 20 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 70 mg magnesium;