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Herbed Rice ~ Fluffy white rice is elevated with the flavors of fresh herbs, simple seasonings, and a hint of lemon. Easy to make and pairs well with a variety of cuisines!

Herbed Rice

Fluffy white rice is elevated with the flavors of fresh herbs, simple seasonings, and a hint of lemon. Easy to make and pairs well with a variety of cuisines!
5 from 12 votes
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: healthy, herbs, rice, vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 362kcal
Author: Holly Gray

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegan butter
  • 1/4 cup scallions thinly sliced
  • 2 cups long-grain white rice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/4 cup curly parsley chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest

Instructions

  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the scallions and saute for 1 minute.
  • Add the rice, salt, and pepper, stirring frequently for 1 minute to coat the rice with butter.
  • Add water then increase the heat and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat back down to a simmer, cover, and cook 18 minutes, until liquid is absorbed and rice is al dente. Remove from heat and fluff with a fork.
  • Stir in parsley and lemon zest. Adjust seasoning to taste and serve warm,

Nutrition

Calories: 362kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 621mg | Potassium: 149mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 513IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1mg
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