Creamy Lemon Parmesan Rice

READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat about 2-3 tablespoons vegetable oil in a large heavy pot.
  • Add in the onion and garlic; saute for about 3 minutes.
  • Add in 4 quarts water and bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Add in the rice; boil until the rice is JUST tender (about 15-16 minutes; drain and RESERVE 1/2 cup cooking liquid.
  • In a medium bowl mix together the chopped parsley, softened butter, basil, lemon juice and lemon zest.
  • Add the hot rice to the mixture; stir to melt butter.
  • Add in reserved 1/2 cup cooking liquid and grated parmesan cheese; stir well to combine.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Sprinkle with more Parmesan cheese if desired.
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