Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

One of my mom's famous recipes - she made this quite often growing up. An excellent side dish with chicken.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a large deep skillet or dutch oven (at least 3 quart size).
  2. Add onion, celery, green pepper and rice and cook over medium heat until rice is browned and vegetable are softened.
  3. Stir occasionally.
  4. Dissolve bouillon cubes in hot water and add to rice mixture when rice is browned.
  5. Cover pan and cook over low heat.
  6. Stir occasionally and add more water if softer rice is desired. Cook for about 15 minutes or until rice is tender.
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


Most Helpful

Brought back memories of my childhood! Great combination of ingredients to add flavor to plain rice. I added a chopped carrot with the other veggies because I just can't resist adding more veggies to things. Must be the "Mom" in me! I used slightly less water and cooked the rice longer, about 25 minutes.

Ginny Sue March 16, 2008

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