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The Good News Parsley is high in vitamins A, C and K and extremely low in calories. "It grows like wildfire in my garden," cookbook author Viana La Place says. "It's wonderful to rediscover an herb that is so flavorful and so good for you, too. It has a mineral richness you just can't beat." More Quick Side Dishes

September 2007


Credit: © Yunhee Kim

Recipe Summary

25 mins
4 side-dish servings


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  • Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil. Add the rice and simmer over moderate heat until just tender, about 14 minutes. Drain thoroughly.

  • In a large bowl, toss the rice with the olive oil and lemon juice. Stir in the parsley, frying pepper, olives, capers and lemon zest and season with salt and pepper. Serve warm or at room temperature with lemon wedges.


One Serving 255 cal, 18 gm fat, 2.4 gm sat fat, 21 gm carb, 1.2 gm fiber.