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Poor Man's Risotto

A great way to utilize those pints of
leftover steamed rice from the
last time you ordered Chinese.

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 medium onion, minced

Pinch of saffron threads

1 clove garlic, minced

1 pint leftover steamed, white rice

1 can chicken stock

black pepper to taste

grated parmesan cheese

Melt butter with oil in saucepan over low heat.

Add onion and saute until tender.

Stir in saffron.

Crumble and stir in the rice.

Toss to coat rice with butter & oil.

Add chicken broth and stir.

Bring to boil, cover and reduce heat to simmer.

Simmer 10 minutes or until broth is nearly absorbed.

Stir in pepper & grated cheese.

Optional additions:

     Mushrooms along with the onion
     Fresh chopped tomato at the end
     Steamed asparagus tips


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