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Simmered Italian Rice

Rated as 4.56 out of 5 Stars

"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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Ingredients

35 m servings 177 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  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.

Footnotes

  • Easy Substitution: This recipe will work with any variety of Swanson® Broth.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 177 calories; 3.4 g fat; 29.1 g carbohydrates; 7 g protein; 11 mg cholesterol; 581 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Given that Hubs and I have been enjoying rice side dishes with a lot of vegetables in them lately, it was no surprise we enjoyed this one too. I added some sautéed red bell pepper, onions, mush...

Most helpful critical review

This was just okay for us...won't be making it again.

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Given that Hubs and I have been enjoying rice side dishes with a lot of vegetables in them lately, it was no surprise we enjoyed this one too. I added some sautéed red bell pepper, onions, mush...

This recipe was very easy and delicious. I forgot to put the spinach in until the end, but the rice was hot enough to wilt the spinach and it came out great. We will definitely make this again.

This was very good! I used bullion cûbes in place of the broth and chopped broccoli instead of spinach. It was quite tasty.

We JUST finished eating this dish with another Allrecipe, Broiled Tilapia Parmesan. We really enjoyed this rice! The only adjustment I made was to leave out the Italian seasoning and used two ...

I was skeptical to try this but was running out of ways to serve rice and spinach sounded interesting. It is incredible. I didn't know spinach could pair with rice so well. It has a rich flavor,...

This was pretty good. Next time I will add onion and garlic.

I made it pretty much exact to recipe - just added some fresh Italian parsley since I had some handy. Wonderful!

Exceptional! Aside from adding some diced tomatoes this recipe needed no editing. This is an awesome bed for garlic baked chicken.

This rice was very easy to make and very flavorful. Instead of spinach I diced 1/2 cup tomato and 1/2 cup brocolli, and added a bit of garlic powder. This is definitely a keeper! Thanks