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Rice With Lemon And Dill

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Rice with lemon and dill is a herbed rice recipe. Prepared with lemon rind and juice to taste along with added thyme, the rice with lemon and dill is flavored with chicken broth and baked in the oven.
  Unsalted margarine 2 Teaspoon
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Long grain rice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Low sodium chicken broth 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Grated lemon rind 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Snipped dill 2 Tablespoon

Preheat the oven to 350°F.
In a medium size heavy saucepan with an ovenproof handle, melt the margarine over moderate heat; add the onion and cook, uncovered, until soft about 5 minutes.
Mix in the rice, chicken broth, lemon rind, lemon juice, thyme, pepper, and bay leaf, and bring to a simmer.
Cover the pan with a piece of wax paper, then the lid; transfer to the oven and bake for 20 minutes or until the rice is tender.
Remove the bay leaf and add the dill.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish
Rice, Vegetable

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 354 Calories from Fat 94

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.4%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g11%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 114.2 mg4.8%

Total Carbohydrates 57 g19.1%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 1.4 g

Protein 11 g22.6%

Vitamin A 55.9% Vitamin C 88.3%

Calcium 13.6% Iron 29.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Rice With Lemon And Dill Recipe