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Rice Pilafs and Blends

Sundried Tomato & Basil

 

Our Sundried Tomato & Basil Rice Mix is made from premium parboiled long grain rice seasoned with sundried tomatoes, onion, garlic and parsley.

Near East® Sundried Tomato & Basil is Kosher Certified *OU-DAIRY*.

Ingredients & Nutrition

 
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Ingredients
PARBOILED LONG GRAIN RICE, TOMATOES*, SALT, AUTOLYZED YEAST EXTRACT*, NATURAL FLAVORS (CONTAINS MILK INGREDIENT), ONIONS*, SUN DRIED TOMATOES*, GARLIC*, PARSLEY*, LACTIC ACID, CITRIC ACID, SPICES. *DRIED. CONTAINS MILK INGREDIENTS.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2.5 oz (70 g/about 1/3 cup dry rice & 1 2/3 Tbsp seasoning mix) (1 cup prepared)
Servings Per Container: about 2.5 (dry)
Amount Per Serving   As Packaged   As Prepared
Calories   240   290
Calories from Fat   5   60
% Daily Value **
Total Fat 0.5g   1%   10%
Saturated Fat 0g   0%   5%
Trans Fat 0g    
Cholesterol 0mg   0%   0%
Sodium 900mg   38%   38%
Total Carbs 54g   18%   18%
Dietary Fiber 2g   9%   9%
Sugars 2g    
Protein 6g    
Vitamin A   15%   15%
Vitamin C   8%   8%
Calcium   2%   2%
Iron   4%   4%

Preparation Instructions

 
Range Top Directions
  1. In medium saucepan, bring 1-3/4 cups water and 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil just to a boil.
  2. Stir in rice and contents of Spice Sack. Return to a boil.
  3. Cover; reduce heat to low. Simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until most of water is absorbed.
  4. Fluff pilaf lightly with fork before serving.
Makes 2 cups
Microwave Directions
  1. In round 2-quart microwaveable glass casserole, combine rice, contents of Spice Sack, 2-1/4 cups water and 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil.
  2. Cover, microwave at HIGH 18 to 22 minutes or until most of water is absorbed.*
  3. Fluff rice lightly with fork before serving.
* Microwave ovens may vary. Adjust times as needed.
Alternate Directions
Follow the above preparation directions, except omit butter or olive oil and add additional 3 tablespoons water. (For information about Sodium and other Nutrients, see the Ingredient and Nutrition Information listed with this product.)
High Altitude Preparation
Add 2 additional tablespoons water: Simmer 18 to 22 minutes.
 
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