Herbed Rice


Classifications: Vegetables

Qty Measure Ingredient


1/4 cup uncooked long grain rice

1 green onion with top, cut in 1" pieces

1 tablespoon butter OR margarine

1/8 teaspoon EACH: dried tarragon, thyme, basil,, parsley flakes

and pepper

1/2 cup chicken broth

Salt to taste

Instructions: In a small saucepan, cook rice and onion in butter until onion is tender. Add the seasonings; cook for 1 minute. Add broth and salt if desired; bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Yield: 1 serving.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving (prepared with margarine and low-sodium broth and without added salt) equals 2-1/2 starch, 2 fat; also, 284 calories, 129 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 39 gm carbohydrate, 5 gm protein, 12 gm fat.

Serves: 1

Food Exchanges: