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Confetti Rice

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  Long grain white rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Chicken broth/Beef broth 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Regular Strength)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dry basil 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shredded carrot 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sliced green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shelled sunflower seeds/Sliced almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

In a 2-quart pan over medium heat, cook rice in butter, stirring occasionally, until golden (about 5 minutes).
Add broth, water, salt, and basil.
Cover and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until rice is almost tender and most of liquid is absorbed (about 15 minutes).
Stir in carrot, celery, onions, and sunflower seeds.
Cover and continue cooking until rice is al dente and all liquid is absorbed (about 10 minutes); vegetables should be crisp-tender

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1382 Calories from Fat 581

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 63 g96.6%

Saturated Fat 25.3 g126.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 96.8 mg32.3%

Sodium 1222 mg50.9%

Total Carbohydrates 172 g57.4%

Dietary Fiber 11.2 g44.7%

Sugars 8.8 g

Protein 31 g61.8%

Vitamin A 321% Vitamin C 48.1%

Calcium 23.8% Iron 44.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Confetti Rice Recipe