Green Rice

Green Rice

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Servings: 6
Calories: 256

Ingredients
 

  • 1 1/4 pt water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp grated lemon peel
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 oz butter divided
  • 10 oz white rice
  • 1 1/2 oz Watercress salad cress, chopped
  • 4 oz onion chopped
  • 2 oz spring onion chopped
  • 1 1/2 oz parsley chopped
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Watercress, onions and parsley give colour and flavour to rice in this dish. For extra flavour, cook the rice in chicken or vegetable stock.
  • Bring water, salt, lemon peel, garlic and 25 g/1 oz butter to the boil. Add the rice, stir well, cover and reduce heat.
  • Cook the rice at low heat until it is tender and the water is absorbed, 20 = 25 minutes.
  • While the rice is cooking, rinse the watercress thoroughly. Remove the leaves and chop.
  • Melt remaining butter in a frying pan. Saute onions for 5 minutes, then add watercress and remaining ingredients and saute 5 minutes longer.
  • Stir into cooked rice.
Calories: 256 kcal
Carbohydrates: 41 g
Protein: 4 g
Fat: 8g
Saturated Fat: 5 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 20 mg
Sodium: 472 mg
Potassium: 180 mg
Fiber: 2 g
Sugar: 1 g
Vitamin A: 1155 IU
Vitamin C: 16 mg
Calcium: 51 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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