Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 21 mins

From Cooking Light. Per 3/4 c. serving: 196 calories, 6.4 g protein, 5.8 g. fat, 28.5 g carbohydrate, 0.5 g fiber, 7 mg cholesterol.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Let the margarine melt in a saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add in garlic; stir/saute for 1 minute (do no let garlic burn).
  3. Add in rice; stir well.
  4. Add in water and salt; bring to a boil.
  5. Cover, lower heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  6. Stir in onion tops, basil, and thyme.
  7. Sprinkle with cheese.


Most Helpful

This was good and really easy! Went well with my souvlaki!

Charmie777 February 15, 2011

I used chicken stock instead of water and butter instead of margarine. Very tasty, this would make a great side for fish. This is a really easy recipe, and it doesn't take long at all. In fact, the rice took a lot less than 20 minutes, it took about 8 minutes and longer than that it started burning to the bottom. I was wondering if maybe the cooktime was off because 3/4 a cup of rice is not much at all. This would serve maybe 2 people.

Local Expert September 03, 2008

this works every time i use dried herbs. and rinse rice first i've read this improves flavor family loves.

monabrown March 29, 2007

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