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Herbed Basmati Rice

  • 5 m
  • 45 m
  • 50 m
Diabetic Living Magazine
“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.”


    • 1¼ cups lower-sodium vegetable broth
    • ½ cup uncooked brown basmati rice
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • ¼ cup thinly sliced green onion tops
    • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh cilantro and/or parsley
    • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh mint
    • 1½ teaspoons finely shredded lemon peel
    • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper


  • 1 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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