Garlic & Herb Rice
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Garlic & Herb Rice

Add layers of flavor to plain rice for an easy side dish.

4
servings
5 min
PREP TIME
30 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups basmati rice

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic

2 1/2 cups water

1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Rinse rice; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Melt butter over medium-high heat in 5-quart saucepan until sizzling. Add garlic; sauté 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add rice; cook, stirring constantly, 5-6 minutes or until lightly toasted. Add water, chives and salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, over high heat until mixture comes to a boil.

  3. STEP 3

    Cover; reduce heat to medium-low. Cook 15-18 minutes or until water is absorbed. Remove pan from heat; let stand, covered, 10 minutes. Fluff rice with fork; serve.

Nutrition

320Calories
6Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
920Sodium (mg)
59Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
6Protein (g)

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  January 14, 2015

It's even better if you use broth in place of water. I used plain white rice in the recipe with chicken broth. Just added a little salt on the end of the time as it just needed a punch.

— says Jenn
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