Heart Healthy Asparagus Rice Bowl Recipe
In a large saucepan, heat the oil and butter over medium heat. Add the garlic and onion and cook for 1 to 2 minutes, or until softened. Add the rice and toss to coat. Gradually mix in the broth, 1/4 cup at a time, stirring constantly. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 50 minutes.
Stir in the asparagus, carrot, lemon zest and milk and continue to cook for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and let sit for a few minutes. Season with the parsley, sage, salt and black pepper to taste. Stir in the Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.