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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


Recipe Summary

25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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; protein 5.8g; carbohydrates 37.7g; dietary fiber 3.1g; sugars 1.5g; fat 3.8g; saturated fat 0.6g; vitamin a iu 0.3IU; vitamin c 1.8mg; folate 13.1mcg; calcium 19.5mg; iron 0.8mg; magnesium 69.6mg; potassium 194.2mg; sodium 285.6mg; thiamin 0.2mg.

2 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat