Lemon Dill Rice

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A deliciously different type of rice dish that everyone will enjoy. I like to use fresh dill when available, and then use it for the garnish as well.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 1 large onion, minced

  • 2 cups long-grain white rice

  • 4 cups water

  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons salt

  • 2 tablespoons dill seed

  • ½ teaspoon grated lemon zest

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley for garnish

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  2. Melt butter in a heavy skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and rice; cook and stir until lightly toasted. Stir in the water and lemon juice, and season with salt and dill seed. Bring to a boil. Pour the rice mixture into a 3 quart casserole dish.

  3. Bake for 1 hour, covered, in the preheated oven. Garnish with lemon zest and chopped parsley.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

222 Calories
5g Fat
40g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 222
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 1782mg 77%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 6mg 28%
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 114mg 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.