Rice a Roni
Servings: 6 servings
Rice a roni is a very easy recipe, that tastes delicious and satisfying. A budget friendly and perfect side dish that is guaranteed to be a hit.
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 small onion diced
- 1 red bell pepper diced
- 4 cloves garlic minced
- 1 ½ cups long grain white rice I used basmati
- 1 cup spaghetti broken into small pieces
- 4 cups chicken broth
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
- ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
Place a large pan over medium heat and add olive oil.
Once the oil is hot, add the diced onion and cook stirring for 1 minutes.
Add the diced bell pepper and minced garlic. Stir and cook for 2 minutes.
Add the pasta pieces and cook until browned, about 3-4 minutes.
Add the dry rice and cook stirring for another minute.
Add the chicken broth, salt, pepper, dried parsley and red pepper flakes. Stir to combine and bring the mixture to a simmer.
Reduce the heat to low. Cover the pan and cook for 20 minutes or until all the liquid is absorbed. You can stir the mixture once mid-cooking.
Once cooked, don't lift the lid. Remove the pan from heat and let it stand for 10 minutes. After that, fluff with a fork and garnish with chopped parsley.
Calories: 513kcal | Carbohydrates: 97g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 6g | Sodium: 777mg | Potassium: 422mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 645IU | Vitamin C: 38.3mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1.8mg