Asparagus-Zucchini Rice

Asparagus-Zucchini Rice This is a great side dish – fast, flexible and easy (cooks in 1 pan)! I serve it with fish, but it would also go great with chicken. You can use it with any style of rice. Try different vegetables, too!

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 30 mins

    TOTAL : 45 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 servings

  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter and saute the onion for about 2 minutes. Stir in asparagus and zucchini, and saute 5 minutes, or until tender. Season with oregano, basil, thyme, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Cook and stir until vegetables are coated with the seasonings.

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  • Pour water into the vegetable mixture, and stir in rice. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 20 minutes, until the rice is tender.

Per Serving: 210 calories; protein 5.2g; carbohydrates 43.1g; fat 1.9g; cholesterol 3.8mg; sodium 23.1mg.