Green Rice - The Frugal Gourmet

7
Servings
20m
Prep Time
20m
Cook Time
40m
Ready In


"I love this recipe and its so easy. From " The Frugal Gourmet Cooks with Wine". The recipe calls for short grain rice but I have used long grain with success. The recipe is slightly altered to make the directions easier. According to Jeff Smith, this rice is an Italian dish."

Original recipe yields 7 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (123.4 g)
  • Calories 336.7
  • Total Fat - 9.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 49.9 mg
  • Sodium - 640.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 54.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.6 g
  • Sugars - 0.7 g
  • Protein - 7.9 g
  • Calcium - 33.2 mg
  • Iron - 4.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 17.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step 1

Choose a 2 quart heavy saucepan with a tight fitting lid.

Step 2

Heat the pan over medium/high and add the oil and 2 tablespoons of butter- add the onions, parsley and spinach- cover and cook over low heat for 5 minutes.

Step 3

Mix in the rice and stir until translucent.

Step 4

Add 2 cups of the hot chicken stock, salt and pepper - cover and cook over low heat for a minute then add the remaining chicken stock, cover and cook for 10 minutes.

Step 5

Remove from the heat and let sit 10 minutes - then mix in the remaining butter with a fork.

Step 6

Garnish with grated cheese topping.

Tips & Variations


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