Green Rice Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
CourseDish
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Olive oil2 Tablespoon
 Butter4 Tablespoon
 Minced green onions/Scallions1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Minced parsley1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Finely chopped fresh spinach1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Short grain rice2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Chicken soup stock3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Grated parmesan/Romano cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Topping)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2411 Calories from Fat 961

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 109 g167.8%

Saturated Fat 49 g245.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 209.1 mg

Sodium 5169.5 mg215.4%

Total Carbohydrates 284 g94.6%

Dietary Fiber 14.6 g58.5%

Sugars 17 g

Protein 71 g141.3%

Vitamin A 269.6% Vitamin C 195.7%

Calcium 96.2% Iron 124.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Choose a 2-quart heavy saucepan with a tight-fitting lid.
Heat the pan and add the oil and 2 tablespoons of the butter.
Add the onions, parsley, and spinach.
Cover and cook over low heat for 5 minutes.
Mix in the rice and stir until translucent.
Add 2 cups of the hot chicken stock, salt, and pepper.
Cover and cook over low heat.
Add the remaining broth, cover, and cook another 10 minutes, or until the rice is tender and light.
Lightly mix in the remaining butter with a fork.
Garnish with the cheese topping.
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