GREEN RICE (SALLYE)

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

You are going to love this heart healthy, low fat, low calorie green rice. It's a side dish that will complement any kind of entree.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4 generous servings
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 to 5
fresh green onions
1/2 medium
green bell pepper
1/2 bunch
fresh parsley, leaves only
1 c
uncooked long grain rice
1 tsp
sea salt
1/4 tsp
ground pepper
2 c
low sodium chicken broth

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 325ยบ. Place rack in middle of oven.
2Wash and cut green onions, including green part, into thin slices.

Cut bell pepper in half and remove core, seeds and membrane from one half. Finely dice (can use food processor for this) Reserve other half for later use.

Remove stems from parsley and discard. Finely dice leaves only
3Place above ingredients in a microwave safe bowl with 2 tablespoons of water and cook on full power for 1 to 2 minutes (until veggies are tender.
4Place uncooked rice in a 2 quart baking dish (I use my 9" x 9" one)
5Place chicken broth in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium high heat.
6While broth is heating, add vegetables, salt and pepper to rice and stir to evenly distribute throughout the rice.
7Carefully pour the boiling chicken broth over the rice, making sure all the rice is covered. Stir once again with wooden spoon for even distribution.
8Cover with oven proof lid or foil.

Cook in preheated oven for 25-35 minutes until rice is tender and all liquid is absorbed.

Let stand for 5 minutes, then fluff up with fork before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy