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; carbohydrates 20.5g; dietary fiber 1.9g; sugars 0.8g; fat 0.5g; vitamin a iu 437.2IU; vitamin c 5.1mg; folate 8.5mcg; calcium 12.6mg; iron 0.8mg; magnesium 3.5mg; potassium 39.4mg; sodium 174.6mg.
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