Avgolemono Rice

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A tasty, easy, Greek-inspired Avgolemono rice.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons salted butter

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 cup medium-grain white rice

  • 2 cups water

  • ¼ cup lemon juice

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley

  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano

  • 1 large egg, whisked


  1. Combine butter and olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add rice and stir to coat. Cook and stir for 1 minute.

  2. Stir in water, cover, and cook for 10 minutes. Stir in lemon juice; cover and cook until rice is tender and liquid has been absorbed, about 5 minutes longer.

  3. Remove from the heat and let sit, covered, for at least 5 minutes.

  4. Stir in Parmesan cheese, parsley, and oregano. Add whisked egg and stir until well combined, being careful not to scramble.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

356 Calories
17g Fat
41g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 356
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 217mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 8mg 40%
Calcium 151mg 12%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 125mg 3%

* 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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