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White Rice

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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White Rice

Only 1 tablespoon of oil is used in this tasty and heart-healthy rice dish.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size½ cup
Total Fat3 g
Saturated FatLess than 1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium183 mg
Calcium28 mg
Iron2 mg

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Ingredients and Preparation

Vegetable oil1 tablespoon  
Medium onion, chopped½
Garlic, minced2 cloves
Long-grain white rice2 cups
Hot water4 cups
Salt½ teaspoon
Fresh or frozen corn, peas, carrots, or peppers (optional)½ cup
  1. Directions
  2. In medium pan, heat oil and sauté onion, garlic, and rice. Add hot water and salt. Bring to a full boil. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes without stirring. If desired, add vegetables, cover, and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  3. Uncover, give rice a full turn and cover again. Turn heat off.
  4. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

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