This Mediterranean Yellow Rice recipes will transform leftover rice with a burst of flavor from turmeric, fresh herbs vegetables, and cashews for texture. 15 minutes, easy, vegan, and gluten-free! Great with a falafel, shwarma pita, tzatziki, tabbouli, or a Greek salad.
In a medium pot, heat the olive oil over low heat and add the garlic, onions, and carrots to the pot. Sauté the vegetables for 4-5 minutes until the begin to soften. Add the turmeric and stir to coat the vegetables.
Add the leftover rice and the vegetable stock or water. Using a wooden spoon, break up the rice and stir to the veggies are mixed in and the rice begins to get a golden color from the turmeric. Cook over low heat for another 10 minutes until the rice absorbs the vegetable stock.
Add the fresh parsley and crushed cashews at the end. Stir to combine, and serve!