Instant rice gets a flavorful boost when seasoned with a touch of zesty lemon and a sprinkling of fresh chives. Perfect for busy households, Lemon Chive Rice is a delicious dish that can be ready to serve in a matter of minutes.
From weekday meals to weekend entertaining, everyone will like this flavorful recipe. Serve in an attractive bowl like this one from Oneida, and no one will guess how easy it is to make.
When it comes to spending less time in the kitchen and more time savoring the warm-weather and sunshine, this simple recipe makes it seem effortless. Enjoy!
LEMON CHIVE RICE
2 cups water 1 tablespoon butter 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest 2 teaspoons dried parsley, crushed 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon 1 teaspoon dried minced onions 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups instant rice 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 3 teaspoons chopped fresh chives, plus more for garnish
In a medium saucepan, combine water, butter, lemon zest, parsley, bouillon, onions, and salt. Bring to a boil. Stir in rice, lemon juice, and 2 teaspoons chives; remove from heat. Cover, and let stand 10 minutes. Stir in the remaining 1 teaspoon chives. Garnish with fresh chives. Makes 4 servings.
Capture the flavors of classic herb stuffing but tweak just a bit with tradition, and prepare this delicious dressing starring some of the season’s top ingredients.
A package of seasoned stuffing mix shortcuts the process of preparing bread cubes and the addition of a crisp apple along with fresh herbs makes this dressing delicious. If you are going to your loved one’s house for Thanksgiving dinner, tote the dressing in this Anchor Hocking Oven Basics 6 piece Bake ‘n Take Set for the ultimate in practicality. Simply garnish with a few apple slices and sage leaves for a pretty presentation.
Add this flavorful dressing recipe to your collection of Thanksgiving recipes, and savor a cornucopia of seasonal flavors year after year.
HERB AND APPLE DRESSING
Nonstick cooking spray 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium celery rib, chopped 1 large cooking apple, cored and chopped 1 (12-ounce) package herb seasoned stuffing 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning Salt and pepper to taste 1 1/2 to 2 cups regular or reduced sodium chicken broth, as needed
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 2-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In a 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion, celery, and apple. Cook until tender, 8 to 10 minutes, stirring often. Place seasoned stuffing in a large bowl; pour onion mixture over stuffing. Add parsley, sage, and poultry seasoning. Gradually stir in about 1 to 1 3/4 cups broth, until the dressing is moistened but not soggy; season with salt and pepper. Place in prepared baking dish; drizzle with 1/4 cup broth, if desired. Cover, and bake 30 minutes. Remove cover; bake until top is golden, 10 to 15 minutes. Makes 8 servings.
Thanks to Anchor Hocking for providing photography and bakeware