Budget Rice-A-Roni

Recipe by NoeleenCleary
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 20-30
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • rice and vermicelli mix
  • 5
    cups white rice (not instant)
  • 5
    cups vermicelli (pasta, broken into 3/4 - 1 inch pieces approximately)
  • 12
    cup dried onion flakes
  • 12
  • To make 4-6 Servings (1 cup mix plus)
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 1 12
    cups broth (your choice of flavors. Homemade preferred for salt content and best flavor)
  • 34
    cup water
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large airtight container combine rice, vermicelli, onion flakes and parsley. Store in the pantry to use as needed.
  • To make 4-6 Servings:
  • In a large skillet with a tight fitting lid melt 2 tablespoons Butter.
  • Add 1 cup of the rice/vermicelli mixture and saute over medium-high heat until vermicelli is browned. Increase heat to high and immediately add broth and water. Bring to boil. (Note: You can also heat broth and water to a boil before adding to rice/vermicelli mixture if desired.)
  • Reduce heat. Cover and simmer gently for about 15-20 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed. Do not lift lid.
  • Remove from heat. Fluff with fork. Taste and season with salt and pepper as desired.
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