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Portuguese-Style Rice

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  • 1 linguica sausage, about 6 ounces, cut on 1/4-inch dice
  • 3/4 cup raw long-grain white rice
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro


Saute diced sausage in a heavy saucepan until browned, about 5 minutes. Drain off excess fat. Add rice, stirring well to coat grains. Add water and salt, and bring a boil.

Lower heat, cover pan, and simmer for 19 minutes, or until grains are soft and water has evaporated. Stir in cilantro.

Serving Size: Makes 4 Servings

Nutritional Information: Per serving: 215 calories, 6 g protein, 28 g carbohydrate, 8 g fat (3 g saturated), 2 mg cholesterol, 316 mg sodium, 0 g fiber.

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