142 Reviews

My new favorite side dish. I used gluten free spaghetti and it worked great. I also added garlic powder , onion powder and dry parsley. It was a perfect copy of the boxed version. Thanks Lisa A !

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Motheroflittle June 05, 2014

Made this for supper tonight and it was a big hit. I used Knorr's Chicken Bouillon (powder) for the broth. I don't normally like it as a broth but it did really well in this recipe and I was able to almost duplicate Rice-a-Roni. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

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Twiggyann March 10, 2014

I was having a problem with the boxed rice-a-roni. It didn't have the flavor it used to and it somehow now is very mushy after cooking. Not what I remembered as a child. Found out rice-a-roni (all of their products) is GMO now. This is absolutely fabulous! The entire family loves this cause it is what rice-a-roni used to be. Since discovering this recipe, I've made this at least a dozen times...can't get enough. A huge THANK YOU to you, LisaA!

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Tish in OH January 05, 2014

Simple dish that everyone enjoyed. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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LonghornMama September 24, 2013

I found this recipe when I googled homemade rice a roni. I quit buying the box stuff as it has MSG and plenty of other not good things in it. This is super easy to make. I like another reviewer used angel hair as I have lots of it in the house. I also added minced onion, chives and garlic with the pasta. Used beef broth as that is what I had open in the fridge. This is awesome and I love that it's not loaded with preservatives, etc. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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cooking55maniac March 20, 2013

Quite delicious, and so much better than the box of convenience. In fact I actually found this much easier to make than out of the box. However, I did use orzo pasta in place of the spaghetti, but even with spaghetti i'm certain i'd still feel the same about this recipe.

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shortbuddy March 14, 2013

This is a great base for Rice a Roni. I am going ot use this as a base and that way I can make any flavor I like. Tonight I am making beef with some parsley, onion and garlic, the other night I did a vegetable broth with veggie seasoning that had to much pepper in it. I am going to make up some base batches to have on hand so I don't have to break the spaghetti all the time. I love to have a lot oa back stock of food.

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LRMyers1968 August 29, 2012

This is a great base recipe. You can add whatever you want to it. I did find that I needed at least a cup more water in order for the rice to not be crunchy.

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AmbientSunset April 12, 2012

Good

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daramjui March 18, 2012
Homemade Rice a Roni