Orange Rice


1 c. rice, uncooked
1 c. water
1 c. orange juice
1 tsp. reduced calorie margarine
Dash of salt
1 tbsp. orange rind, freshly grated
1/2 c. fresh orange sections, seeded


In a 2-quart microwave safe casserole, combine the rice, water, orange juice, margarine and salt.
Cover, microwave on High for 5 minutes.
Stir in the orange rind.
Turn the bowl 1/4 turn.
Microwave on High for an additional 10 minutes, turning the bowl after 5 minutes. Do not uncover the bowl.
Allow to set, covered for an additional 10 minutes or until all of the liquids have been absorbed.
Immediately before serving, fluff with a fork, add orange sections and mix gently.

Makes about 6 (100 calories) servings.

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