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greek yellow rice with mediterranean herbs turmeric rice recipe vegan gluten free

Mediterranean Yellow Rice

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.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dinner, Rice, Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 servings
Calories 184 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 gloves garlic minced
  • 1 small yellow onion minced
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 cups leftover cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup vegetable stock or water
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons crushed cashews

Instructions
 

  • 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!

Nutrition

Calories: 184kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 4gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gSodium: 133mgPotassium: 175mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 2905IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 27mgIron: 1mg
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