Rice with Pasta

Simple seasonings are all you need to flavor tender pieces of pasta and rice.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 16

Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive oil
1
package (7 oz) fideo pasta or vermicelli or angel hair pasta, broken into 1-inch lengths
1/2
cup finely chopped onion
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
2
cups converted long grain white rice
4
cups chicken broth
1
teaspoon salt
Fresh cilantro leaves, if desired
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Stir in pasta; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until golden brown. Stir in onion and garlic; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until tender.
  • 2 Stir in rice; cook 30 to 60 seconds or until light golden brown. Stir in chicken broth and salt. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 20 to 25 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Garnish with cilantro leaves.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    170
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2 1/2g
    2 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    720mg
    720%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    32g
    32%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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