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Green Rice With Pine Nuts

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Ingredients
  Reduced calorie margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped green onions 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped fresh spinach 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Finely chopped fresh parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped celery leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Long grain rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked
  Canned no salt added chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs), undiluted
  Pine nuts 2 Tablespoon, toasted
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Heat margarine in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until margarine melts.
Add green onions, and saute until tender.
Add spinach, parsley, and celery leaves; saute 1 to 2 minutes or until spinach wilts.
Add rice, stirring gently.
Add chicken broth to rice mixture; bring to a boil.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
Stir in pine nuts, pepper, and salt.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Healthy

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