How to Cook Homemade Rice a Roni

by Keith Brown

Supplies

  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 cup (1/4 lb.) broken spaghetti or orzo
  • 1/2 tsp salt (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp Paprika
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 cups of water
  • 3 chicken bullion cubes
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Supplies

    Step 2

    Grind bullion cubes and measure dry ingredients.

    Step 3

    Broken spaghetti and rice.

    Step 4

    Simmer butter, pasta, and rice over medium heat until slightly browned (about 5 minutes)

    Step 5

    Stir...

    Step 6

    The pasta is slightly brown. Perfect!

    Step 7

    Add water and seasoning to cooked rice and pasta. Increase heat to medium-high.

    Step 8

    Cook at medium-high until boiling then reduce heat to low.

    Step 9

    Stir then cover and simmer on low heat.

    Step 10

    Simmer covered for about 15 minutes until water is absorbed and rice is tender. Check after 10 minutes.

    Step 11

    10 minutes in and it is looking great!

    Step 12

    Done! My kids love this stuff!