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    Homemade Rice-A-Roni

    Homemade Rice-A-Roni. Photo by PaulaG

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    15 mins

    20 mins

    Marie's Note:

    I also like to add minced garlic to saute with the onion to taste and a handful of grated Parmesan cheese at end of cooking time. This is good! Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Break spaghetti into 1/2 to 1" pieces.
    2. 2
      Heat oil in a pot and stir spaghetti in the oil until it begins to brown slightly.
    3. 3
      Add rice, onion and parsley and stir.
    4. 4
      Mix in broth, stir and cover tightly.
    5. 5
      Cook as you would regular rice, simmering for about 20 minutes.
    6. 6
      Fluff with a fork and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 09, 2009

      55

      Great recipe! I make this and add 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of Tumeric for the yellow color! Tumeric is what they add to the box to get the color and the taste is very good and mild.

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    • on July 01, 2012

      55

      Tasty and quick. I added a small squash with the onion, also added beef broth. Thank you for a great side!

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    • on September 30, 2011

      55

      This is a very nice side dish. I added about 1 t. minced garlic when the pasta was just about done browning. I used minute rice rather than long grain rice and it worked out fine. The dish only needed to simmer for about 6 minutes and both the pasta and rice were done perfectly.My only suggestion is to add a little salt to it in step 3 when you add the rice, onion and parsley.

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    Nutritional Facts for Homemade Rice-A-Roni

    Serving Size: 1 (164 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 437.2
     
    Calories from Fat 47
    10%
    Total Fat 5.2 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 0.8 g
    4%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 380.2 mg
    15%
    Total Carbohydrate 81.7 g
    27%
    Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
    11%
    Sugars 2.6 g
    10%
    Protein 13.4 g
    26%

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