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Cilantro-Parsley Rice

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1/2
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/2
cup chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
4
tomatillos, husks removed, rinsed
3
cups Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/2
teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
1/2
teaspoon salt, if desired
2
tablespoons olive oil
1/4
cup finely chopped onion
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cups uncooked converted white rice

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
270mg
11%
Potassium
260mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
44g
15%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
2g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Expert Tips

Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth provides a simple addition to delicious cilantro-parsley rice– a wonderful side dish.

Directions

  • 1 In blender, place cilantro, parsley, tomatillos, 2 cups of the broth, the bouillon granules and salt. Cover; blend on medium speed 1 to 2 minutes or until smooth. Set aside.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic in oil 1 to 2 minutes or until onion is soft. Stir in rice; cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice is light brown. Stir in cilantro mixture; cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until incorporated. Stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Stir in the remaining 1 cup broth. Reduce heat to low. Cover; cook 12 to 15 minutes or until rice is almost tender.
  • 4 Increase heat to medium. Uncover; cook about 3 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth provides a simple addition to delicious cilantro-parsley rice– a wonderful side dish.

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Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth provides a simple addition to delicious cilantro-parsley rice– a wonderful side dish.