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Slow-Cooker Toasted Herb Rice

Slow-Cooker Toasted Herb Rice
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 6
Add a flavorful side dish to your meal with this slow cooked herb rice that’s made using Progresso® chicken broth.
Updated February 25, 2014
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

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

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.

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

Nutrition Facts

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