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Portions: 5 Serving size: 1/2 cup
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Helpful hint: If you are using lemon zest and the lemons are not organic, you can drop the lemon whole in boiling water for only 15 seconds and it will leach out the pesticides from the skins. It does not change the taste of the lemon zest, just makes it healthier for the body. :]
Jun. 05, 2013, 11:56 AM - Inappropriate review?
This recipe is great the only adjustment I had to make was to add more water asit became very dry and started to burn on the bottom. more water fixed the problem
Mar. 23, 2013, 7:32 PM - Inappropriate review?
Hi I wonder if this recipe could be adapted for brown rice which takes about 50 minutes to cook. Possible? Can I use it as is but with brown rice? Thanks Dietitian comment: I believe it would work. You could add the onion and celery as suggested before cooking the rice or add it after the rice has cooked 30 minutes. Be aware the brown rice is higher in potassium and phosphorus compared to white rice.
Mar. 20, 2013, 5:50 PM - Inappropriate review?
What did I do wrong? I didn't have celery so I used green pepper and followed the rest of the recipe in a large skillet. However my rice turned out dry and had a crust on the bottom of the pan. I still ate it and it was tasty but burnt!! I will try again but I will try a 2 quart saucepan and see if that works. Dietitian comment: The green pepper would not make a difference. I suggest check the ratio of water to rice on the package of rice you are using and adjust the water if necessary. Also, in step 3 turn the heat down to the lowest setting. I hope the second try turns out great!
Mar. 16, 2013, 4:56 PM - Inappropriate review?
This can be made healthier with olive oil in place of margarine and fresh herbs in place of Mrs. Dash.
Mar. 11, 2013, 7:56 PM - Inappropriate review?
I just made this but I added chicken, garlic and low sodium soy sauce and it was delicious!
Mar. 10, 2013, 2:54 PM - Inappropriate review?
I didn't have celery so I used snow peas and it was delicious and I daresay a little more elegant. Good and easy.
Dec. 26, 2012, 6:02 PM - Inappropriate review?
Cooked this for my mom today. She loved it!
May. 16, 2011, 4:02 PM - Inappropriate review?
Made this with dinner last week for guests; it was delicious. They have not tried Davita but they will now-her husband is Diabetic and really enjoyed this dish.
May. 23, 2010, 11:05 AM - Inappropriate review?
Can I change the rice to brown rice because of high cholesterol? I like dressing up rice, this sounds great. Moderator: If you use the brown rice instead of white the phosphorus will be higher. 1/2 c white rice = 33 mg; 1/2 c brown rice = 81 mg
Jul. 03, 2009, 7:26 AM - Inappropriate review?
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