Coco Rice with Green Onions

Number of Servings: 4 (251g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 30 min.

Rice alone is a charming grain base for a wide variety of dishes. Many of those dishes, such as curry, would pair magnificently with this easy and elegant spin that adds coconut for sweet nuttiness and turmeric for color and zing.

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. canola or olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • ¼ tsp. ground turmeric
  • ¼ cup flaked, unsweetened coconut
  • 1½ cups fat-free, low sodium vegetable broth
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ tsp. kosher salt
  • ⅛ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped green onions

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a medium sauce pot over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion; sauté until tender, stirring constantly (2 minutes).
  3. Add rice and turmeric; sauté until rice becomes yellow.
  4. Stir in unsweetened coconut.
  5. Add broth and 1/2 cup water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and season with salt and pepper. Cover and simmer until tender (20 minutes).
  6. Turn off heat, uncover, and let stand (5 minutes). Fluff with a fork. Stir in green onions, and serve.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 251g

Amount per serving
Calories 250
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 215mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 36g
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 42.1mg 4%
Iron 1.3mg 6%
Potassium 235mg 4%
Vitamin A 34.2mcg 4%
Vitamin C 4.2mg 4%
Vitamin E 0.8mg 6%
Vitamin K 14.9mcg 15%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0mg 0%
Niacin 3.1mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 20%
Folate 21.6mcg 5%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 2.1mcg 6%
Chloride 19.9mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.8mg 20%
Phosphorus 150.1mg 10%
Iodine 1.1mcg 0%
Magnesium 78.4mg 20%
Zinc 1.2mg 10%
Selenium 12.1mcg 20%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 2mg 90%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 2mcg 4%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Low Sodium Vegetable Broth (water, Organic Carrots, Organic Celery, Organic Onions, Organic Leeks, Organic Tomato Puree (organic Tomatoes, Sea Salt, Citric Acid), Organic Mushrooms, Organic Garlic, Organic Spices, Organic Sea Salt), Basmati Rice, Onion, Water, Unsweetened Flaked Coconut, Canola Oil, Salt, Turmeric, Black Pepper.

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