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  • White Rice

    Only 1 tablespoon of oil is used in this tasty and heart-healthy rice dish.

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ cup
    Calories 270
    Total Fat 3 g
    Saturated Fat Less than 1 g
    Cholesterol 0 mg
    Sodium 183 mg
    Calcium 28 mg
    Iron 2 mg

    Servings and Times

    Servings 6

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Vegetable oil 1 tablespoon  
    Medium onion, chopped ½
    Garlic, minced 2 cloves
    Long-grain white rice 2 cups
    Hot water 4 cups
    Salt ½ teaspoon
    Fresh or frozen corn, peas, carrots, or peppers (optional) ½ cup
    Directions
    1. In medium pan, heat oil and sauté onion, garlic, and rice. Add hot water and salt. Bring to a full boil. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes without stirring. If desired, add vegetables, cover, and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
    2. Uncover, give rice a full turn and cover again. Turn heat off.
    3. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.
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