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Rice with Fresh Basil & Mozzarella Cheese 1

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  Rice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Basil leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chiffonade
  Mozarella cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon

1. In a pot bring the water to boil, add in salt and rice.
2. Cover the pot and allow the rice to boil for about 15 to 20 minutes, stir occasionally until the rice is al dente.
3. Drain the rice and put in a bowl, add in the basil, and stir well to mix.
4. Add in the mozzarella and Parmesan cheese and mix well until the cheese melts.

5. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
This video is in 2 parts this is- Rice with Fresh Basil & Mozzarella Cheese 1. Please watch part 2 for complete recipe. Here is an amazing basil mozzarella rice recipe for those looking forward to prepare authentic Italian recipe with rice.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 455 Calories from Fat 169

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.6%

Saturated Fat 11.8 g59.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 52.5 mg17.5%

Sodium 492.9 mg20.5%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.95 g3.8%

Sugars 0.4 g

Protein 13 g25.9%

Vitamin A 13.7% Vitamin C 0.9%

Calcium 25.2% Iron 4.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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