Oven Baked Orange Rice

Recipe by Bec6206
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 34
    cup regular long grain rice
  • 23
    cup celery, chopped
  • 2
    tablespoons onions, chopped
  • 2
    tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1
    tablespoon orange rind, grated
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 34
    cup minute maid orange juice
  • 1 14
    cups water
  • chopped parsley (optional)
  • slivered almonds (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix the rice, celery, onion, butter, orange peel and salt together and pour into a buttered 1-quart casserole dish.
  • In a saucepan, heat the orange juice and water together to boiling.
  • Add the orange juice mixture to the casserole dish and stir.
  • Cover and bake about 45 minutes or until the rice is fluffy and tender.
  • Toss with a fork and sprinkle with chopped parsley or slivered almonds.
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