Simmered Italian Rice

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Plain rice turns into a deliciously different side when it's cooked in broth and accented with spinach and Parmesan cheese.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cups Swanson® Chicken Broth or Swanson® Certified Organic Chicken Broth or Swanson® Natural Goodness® Chicken Broth

  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning, crushed

  • ¾ cup uncooked long-grain white rice

  • 1 cup chopped fresh spinach

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Heat the broth and Italian seasoning in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil.

  2. Stir the rice and spinach in the saucepan. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 20 minutes or until the rice is tender. Stir in the cheese. Serve with additional cheese.

Tips

Easy Substitution: This recipe will work with any variety of Swanson(R) Broth.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

177 Calories
3g Fat
29g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 177
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 581mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 134mg 10%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 101mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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