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Green Rice

Green Rice
Level
Easy
Prep
20 minutes
Cook
30 minutes
Servings
6 servings, about 1 cup per serving
  • An aromatic and tasty side dish that pairs perfectly with fish, chicken or beef.
Key Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups dry long-grain white rice
  • 1 1/4 cups warm water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons MAGGI Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon
  • 1 1/4 cups packed fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup packed cilantro sprigs
  • 1 1/4 cups NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Fat Free Milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped yellow onion
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped

Make It

Step 1
Rinse rice and soak for 15 minutes. Drain.
Step 2
Combine water and bouillon in a large glass measuring cup; stir to dissolve.
Step 3
Place spinach, cilantro and bouillon mixture in a blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Add evaporated milk; pulse until well combined.
Step 4
Heat butter and oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat until butter is melted. Stir in rice; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 minutes. Add onion and garlic; cook for 1 minute. Add spinach/cilantro mixture; increase heat to medium. Stir well and bring to a boil. Cover; reduce heat to low. Cook for 20 minutes.
Step 5
Stir rice carefully. Cover and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Keep covered and let rest for 10 minutes before serving.

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