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Green Rice Recipe

Looking for an easy Green Rice recipe? Learn how to make Green Rice using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by no1gkchick

Makes 4 servings



Green Rice courtesy of Rachael Ray http://www.foodnetwork.com/food/cda/recipe_print/0,1946,FOOD_9936_37299_PRINT-RECIPE-FULL-PAGE,00.html

Recipe Ingredients for Green Rice

1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
1/2 pound spinach leaves, deveined and coarsely chopped
4 scallions, coarsely chopped
1/4 c lime juice
1 tablespoon lime zest
1 tablespoon of oil
4 cup chicken stock
2 cups white rice

Recipe Directions for Green Rice

  1. Heat about 3 1/2 cups stock in a sauce pot with a bay leaf to boiling. Add rice, cover pot reduce heat to low and simmer 18 minutes until tender.

  2. Place the cilantro, spinach, scallions, lime zest, half a cup of stock and a tablespoon of oil in food processor and process into coarse green paste. Stir into your rice pot in the last 3 to 4 minutes of its cooking time.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 430.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
43
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.8g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
817mg
34%
Potassium
510mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
79.4g
26%
Dietary Fiber
3.1g
12%
Sugars
1.7g
Protein
9.3g
Vitamin A 112% Vitamin C 43%
Calcium 11% Iron 32%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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