Confetti Rice Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time28 Min
Ready In33 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
 Butter/Margarine3 Tablespoon
 Hot water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Long grain rice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Frozen peas and carrots10 Ounce (1 Package)
 Mushrooms1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
 Instant chicken bouillon granules2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 299 Calories from Fat 86

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.1%

Saturated Fat 5.9 g29.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 24.2 mg

Sodium 768.8 mg32%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g15.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.5%

Sugars 1.1 g

Protein 6 g12.3%

Vitamin A 140.3% Vitamin C 16.1%

Calcium 3.5% Iron 6.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. In a medium microwavable casserole dish, mix butter and onion.
2. Place dish in microwave and cook at HIGH for 4 minutes till onion is soft.
3. Stir remaining ingredients into the butter.
4. Cover casserole with its lid or with plastic wrap.
5. Return to the microwave for 5 minutes, stirring once.
6. Reduce the microwave power to 7.
7. Continue cooking rice for 17 to 19 minutes stirring once, until rice is tender.
8. Keep the casserole covered and allow rice to stand in the steam for 5 minutes.

SERVING
9. Puff up the rice using a fork
10. Serve hot with a curry.
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