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The secret ingredient is the onion...it provides a rich flavor and makes the texture creamier as the onions soften.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

55 mins
25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a medium nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-low heat. Add onions; cook about 15 minutes or until golden brown. Stir in celery; cook about 4 minutes more or until celery is tender. Stir in broth and rice. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

  • Stir in chicken, cheese, the water, and garlic; heat through, stirring occasionally. Stir in the 1/4 cup basil, the 1 tablespoon rosemary, and the salt. If desired, sprinkle with additional basil and/or rosemary.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup
294 calories; protein 28.6g; carbohydrates 21.2g; dietary fiber 2.6g; sugars 4.3g; fat 10.4g; saturated fat 4.9g; cholesterol 79.8mg; vitamin a iu 588.2IU; vitamin c 6.5mg; folate 28.8mcg; calcium 70.6mg; iron 1.4mg; magnesium 32.5mg; potassium 434.1mg; sodium 559.5mg.

3 1/2 lean protein, 1 starch, 1 vegetables, 1/2 fat