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Asparagus Rice

Asparagus Rice

 

 

Asparagus Rice
 
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Ingredients
  • PAM
  • 1-2 T. olive oil
  • ¼ c. chopped onion
  • 1 T. minced garlic
  • 2 c. canned chicken broth
  • 1⅓ c. water
  • 1 ¼ c. long-grain rice or brown rice, uncooked
  • ½ lb. fresh asparagus
  • ¼ c. diced sweet red pepper
  • ¼ c. diced sweet yellow pepper
  • 2 T. chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 T. fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Coat a large saucepan with PAM. Add olive oil, to cover bottom.
  2. Add onion and garlic and sauté until tender.
  3. Add broth and water and bring to boil.
  4. Stir in rice. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  5. Snap off tough ends of asparagus, wash and cut into 1” pieces.
  6. Arrange asparagus and peppers in veggie steamer over boiling water. Cover and steam 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  7. Add veggies to cooked rice mixture. Toss gently. Stir in parsley and remaining ingredients. Taste for seasoning.
Notes
*****You can change the types of rice and veggies and at the end add cooked chicken, meats or seafood if you like.
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