Orange Rice

This easy-to-make side dish is “scent-sational!”

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 8

2
cups uncooked regular long-grain rice
1
tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1
teaspoon ground nutmeg
8
medium carrots, sliced (4 cups)
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso™ chicken broth (4 cups), heated
1/2
cup orange juice
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • 2 Mix rice, orange peel and nutmeg in ungreased 3-quart casserole. Stir in carrots and broth.
  • 3 Cover and bake 30 to 35 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Sprinkle with orange juice. Add parsley; toss until well mixed. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

Look for sliced carrots near bagged salad mixes in your grocery store. For another option, use 4 cups of halved baby carrots.

If there are any leftovers, scoop them into pita bread for a delicious, light meal.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
10 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 g
1 %
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
540 mg
540 %;
Total Carbohydrate
49 g
49 %
(Dietary Fiber
3 g
3 %
),
Protein
7 g
7 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%;
Vitamin C
12%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.