Creole Rice

Total Time: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.´╝îMakes: 4 servings

I've found a fast and fantastic way to turn leftover rice into a spectacular side dish. I spice it up with Creole seasoning and pepper to give it a boost of flavor, then sprinkle it with paprika for color. Rest assured that no one will figure out the zippy combination is a "second-day dish".


  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups cooked long grain rice


  1. In a small saucepan, melt butter; add Creole seasoning and pepper. Cook over medium heat for 3 minutes. Stir in rice. Cover and heat through.


3/4 cup: 203 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 282mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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