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Basmati Rice With Lemon And Thyme

Type: Rice
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 1/2 cups 355mlWater
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
3/4 cup 120g / 4.2ozBasmati rice
1/2 cup 118mlLemon (medium)
1 tablespoon 15mlChopped fresh thyme
1   Freshly-ground white pepper

Recipe Instructions

In a medium pot, bring the water to a boil. Add the salt and basmati rice. Grate the rind from the lemon and add it to the rice. Squeeze the juice from the lemon into the rice.

Bring the liquid to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Cover the pot tightly and cook for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the rice is tender. Add the thyme and season with white pepper.

This recipe yields 4 servings. Serving size: 1/2 cup.

Exchanges Per Serving: 2 Starch.

Nutrition Facts: Calories 139; Calories from Fat 4; Total Fat >1g; Saturated Fat >1g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 293mg; Carbohydrate 31g; Dietary Fiber 0g; Sugars 0g; Protein 3g.

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