This simple rice is a perfect side dish for meat, poultry or fish. Fresh mint, cilantro, green onions and lemon peel add to the delicious nutty flavor of the basmati rice.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan combine broth, rice and garlic. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 40 to 45 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Stir in green onion tops, cilantro, mint, lemon peel and pepper.

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Nutrition Facts

95 calories; protein 2.3g 5% DV; carbohydrates 20.5g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 1.9g 8% DV; sugars 0.8g; fat 0.5g 1% DV; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 437.2IU 9% DV; vitamin c 5.1mg 9% DV; folate 8.5mcg 2% DV; calcium 12.6mg 1% DV; iron 0.8mg 4% DV; magnesium 3.5mg 1% DV; potassium 39.4mg 1% DV; sodium 174.6mg 7% DV.