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Quick Lemon-Broccoli Rice Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Anonymous, Outside Plant Engineering
Added: Thursday, August 6, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 can (10oz 1/2) Campbell's Chicken Broth - condensed
1 c. broccoli - small flowerets
1 carrot, small - shredded (optional)
1 1/4 c. rice - instant variety, uncooked
2 tsp. lemon juice
pepper - dash or to taste

Garnish: lemon slices & tarragon sprig

Directions:
Directions:
In 2-quart saucepan over high heat, heat broth to boiling. Add broccoli and carrot. Return to boiling. Reduce heat to low. Cover; cook 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Stir in rice, lemon juice and pepper. Remove from heat. Cover; let stand 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Fluff rice with fork before serving.

Brown Rice: Prepare rice as directed above, except substitute 1 cup quick cooking brown rice, uncooked, for the quick-cooking rice. Cook rice along with vegetables. Stir in 2 teaspoons snipped fresh basil leaves or parsley just before serving.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Add butter to the rice after it's cooked if you like a richer taste to the rice. You can play with the amount of lemon depending on how lemony you like it.

 

 

 

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