White Rice
En Español (Spanish Version)

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

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ cupCalories270Total Fat3 gSaturated FatLess than 1 gCholesterol0 mgSodium183 mgCalcium28 mgIron2 mg
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresVegetable oil1 tablespoon  Medium onion, chopped½Garlic, minced2 clovesLong-grain white rice2 cupsHot water4 cupsSalt½ teaspoonFresh or frozen corn, peas, carrots, or peppers (optional)½ cup
  • Directions
  • 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.
  • Uncover, give rice a full turn and cover again. Turn heat off.
  • Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

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