My kid loves rice and potatoes. With all the things I know how to cook, he literally wants either of those on the side no matter what. You're probably thinking I have to get creative, so we are not constantly having the same side dish, and you would be right. I love experimenting with all of the different grains and various types of potatoes.
This recipe uses basmati rice, which you can find pretty much anywhere. It is slow simmered in chicken stock with fresh thyme and plenty of garlic. Finished off with a dollop of butter, and it is to die for. No more plain rice on the side!
Garlicky Mushroom Rice
Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Serves 4-6
2 TBSP olive oil 1 TBSP butter ½ medium onion, minced 2 stalks celery, chopped 4 cloves of garlic, minced 1 package of crimini mushrooms, stems removed and sliced 1 tsp salt ½ t…