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How To Make Copycat Rice-A-Roni

  • Author: A Cultivated Nest


  • ¼ cup spaghetti noodles
  • ¾ cup white rice
  • 1 Tbsp. beef or chicken bouillon (depending on if you want beef flavored Rice A Roni or chicken)
  • 1 Tbsp. minced onion
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 2½ cups of water


  1. Break spaghetti noodles into small pieces about ½” long.
  2. Melt 2 Tbsp butter. Add broken pasta and rice . Cook until lightly brown
  3. Add 2 ½ cups of water, and remaining seasoning and bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat, simmer for 20 minutes until water is absorbed.
  4. Customize your flavors by adding in a bit of your favorite spices, start with a half tsp. to season. Try these add ins:
  5. Cumin
  6. Italian seasoning
  7. Paprika
  8. Parmesan cheese
  9. fresh crushed garlic