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Spaghetti Rice

(6 Votes)
Spaghetti Rice
SERVES
5
COOK TIME
40 Min

Can't decide if the gang would rather have pasta or rice with dinner tonight? Don't worry...with Spaghetti Rice, now they can have both!

What You'll Need

  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 8 ounces sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup (about 4 ounces) spaghetti, broken into 3-inch pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups long-grain or whole-grain rice, uncooked
  • 3 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

What to Do

  1. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, heat 3 tablespoons oil; add mushrooms and onion, and saute until lightly browned. Remove from pan and set aside.
     
  2. Heat remaining oil in saucepan over medium-low heat; brown spaghetti. (Be careful -- it browns quickly.) Remove saucepan from heat and add mushrooms and onions back into pan. Add remaining ingredients, mixing well.
     
  3. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover, and cook 20 more minutes, or until all liquid is absorbed.
     

Note

  • If you're looking for a good make-ahead side dish, this is the one, 'cause Spaghetti Rice freezes well.
     
  • Another favorite side dish that goes well with so many main dishes is our Zucchini Rice -- give it a try!


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This is good, but not my favorite rice recipe from Mr. Food.

Sounds great with lots of variations you can use for this recipe

This sounds awesome. i like pasta and rice mixed together. And you can add ground beef, ground turkey and some sort of veggie to make a complete meal.

This dish could be made into a one pot meal by adding some fresh &/or frozen broccoli & adding leftover chicken or cooked & drained ground beef or chuck & then following the rest of the recipe.

When do i add the rice in the spaghetti rice recipe? Many Thanks Anabel

You would add the rice at the end of step number 2 when it says to add all remaining ingredients. The rice then cooks for 20 minutes along with the other ingredients. ( It sounds to me like this is a homemade version of Rice-a-Roni.) Hope this helps!

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