Jul 042014

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Onion Rice


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil or dairy-free margarine
  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoons dry onions
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons beef broth powder or 1-1/2 bouillon cubes
  • 2 cups water


This is really good with any beef meal, such as meat loaf or fried hamburgers. To prepare it get out a 1-quart saucepan. Add the oil and rice. Heat at a medium-high temperature. Fry the rice for 2 or 3 minutes, or until it’s toasty and slightly opaque. Add the remaining ingredients. Bring them all to a rolling boil. Affix the lid. Reduce the heat to low. Simmer for 20 minutes and serve hot.

Makes 4 servings.

Per Serving: 206 Calories; 4g Fat (16.9% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 38g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; trace Cholesterol; 134mg Sodium.

Exchanges: 2-1/2 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Fat.

To Use Brown Rice: Replace the white rice with an equal amount of brown rice. Cook for 45 minutes instead of 20.

To Add Ground Meat: Fry half a pound of ground beef or ground turkey in a 10-inch skillet with a good lid. Omit the oil. When the meat is well browned add the rice and stir it about for a couple of minutes. Add the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Cover; reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.


  2 Responses to “Onion Rice”

  1. fantastic recipe , I used ground chicken , and salt free broth powder . ++++

  2. Yay! Thanks for the feedback 🙂

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