by Gerry Aire
Makes 4 servings
1 (15 oz) can chicken broth
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 (16 oz) package frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
1 (6 oz) package long grain and wild rice mix
In a large saucepan, bring broth and butter to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low. Stir in rice and seasoning from rice mix. Cover and simmer 25 minutes. Stir in mixed vegetables and continue to simmer another 5 minutes or until water is absorbed and vegetables are tender.
Variations: broccoli florets, cauliflower, peas and carrots or other frozen or canned (drained) vegetable can be substituted for the mixed vegetables. To make this into a complete meal, drain a (10 oz) can chicken breast and stir in at the end of cooking time; heat through over very low heat.
Enjoy your “Vegetable Rice”.
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