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.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, September 1998

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Recipe Summary

total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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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.

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Nutrition Facts

208 calories; protein 5.8g 12% DV; carbohydrates 37.7g 12% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 3.1g 12% DV; sugars 1.5g; fat 3.8g 6% DV; saturated fat 0.6g 3% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 0.3IU; vitamin c 1.8mg 3% DV; folate 13.1mcg 3% DV; calcium 19.5mg 2% DV; iron 0.8mg 5% DV; magnesium 69.6mg 25% DV; potassium 194.2mg 5% DV; sodium 285.6mg 11% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 16% DV.