Slow-Cooker Toasted Herb Rice

Add a flavorful side dish to your meal with this slow cooked herb rice that’s made using Progresso® chicken broth.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 2 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

3
tablespoons butter or margarine
1 3/4
cups uncooked converted long-grain rice
3 1/2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4
teaspoon salt
6
medium green onions, chopped (6 tablespoons)
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/3
cup pine nuts, toasted

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Spray 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook rice in butter 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until golden brown. In slow cooker, stir together rice, broth, salt, onions and basil.
  • 2 Cover; cook on High heat setting 2 hours or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir in pine nuts.
  • 1 Spray 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook rice in butter 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until golden brown. In slow cooker, stir together rice, broth, salt, onions and basil.
  • 2 Cover; cook on High heat setting 2 hours or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir in pine nuts.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If you have fresh basil on hand, use 1 tablespoon chopped fresh instead of 1 teaspoon dried basil.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Sodium
640mg
640%;
Total Carbohydrate
46g
46%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.