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Cheesy Butter Rice

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Rating: 5/5
2 reviews
1 comment

ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes:   4

recipe id: 46348
cook method: stovetop

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1 cup long grain white rice
1 3/4 cup water
1 tablespoon butter
Parmesan cheese
1 pinch salt


Bring all ingredients to a boil in a medium saucepan, stirring to combine.

Reduce to a very low heat. Cover and let simmer for about 15 minutes until liquid is absorbed. Turn off heat and let sit for an additional 5 minutes. Fluff with fork and serve.

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Amy Powell, CDKitchen Staff


194 calories, 3 grams fat, 37 grams carbohydrates, 3 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in sodium. This recipe is low in fat.
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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
I assume that the rice water and butter are the only things boiled together, and that the parmesan and salt are stirred in to taste. That worked fine. I didn't know what boiling the parmesan would do so I figured I'd better not try it!

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How much Parmesan cheese do you use in the Cheesy Butter Rice ??

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