|Healthful Recipes |
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Serve this with optional vegetables for an even greater nutritional punch.
1 T. vegetable oil
1/2 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 C. long-grain white rice
4 C. hot water
1/2 t. salt
1/2 C. fresh or frozen corn, peas, carrots or peppers (optional)
- In medium pan, heat oil and saute onion, garlic and rice. Add hot water and salt. Bring to full boil. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes without stirring. If desired, add vegetables, cover and cook for additional 5 minutes.
- Uncover, give rice a full turn and cover again. Turn heat off.
- Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
YIELD: 6 servings
SERVING SIZE: 1/2 cup
NUTRIONAL ANALYSIS PER SERVING: (without optional vegetables) Calories, 270; Total fat, 3 grams; Saturated fat, less than 1 gram; Cholesterol, 0 milligrams; Sodium, 183 milligrams; Calicum, 28 milligrams; Iron, 2 milligrams.