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Herbed Basmati Rice

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  Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced (Large Clove)
  Basmati rice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Uncooked)
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Thinly sliced green onion tops 3 Tablespoon
  Minced fresh basil 1 Tablespoon
  Minced fresh thyme 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated fresh parmesan cheese 3⁄4 Ounce (3 Tablespoon)

1. Melt margarine in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add garlic; saute 1 minute. Stir in rice. Add water and salt; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Stir in green onion tops, basil, and thyme. Spoon into a serving bowl; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Garnish with thyme sprigs, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 735 Calories from Fat 171

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.7%

Saturated Fat 6.1 g30.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 18.7 mg6.2%

Sodium 1309.2 mg54.5%

Total Carbohydrates 118 g39.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.1%

Sugars 1.4 g

Protein 20 g40.2%

Vitamin A 71.6% Vitamin C 61.3%

Calcium 36.9% Iron 22.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Herbed Basmati Rice Recipe