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Savoury Rice

What You Need

  • 150g (6oz) long grain rice
  • 300 ml (½ pint) boiling water
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 25g (1oz) peas
  • 25g (1oz) mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder

How To Make It

  1. Fry the onion in oil for 3 minutes.
  2. Add the mushrooms and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  3. Add the rice and stir.
  4. Add the water, stock cube, peas and curry powder.
  5. Simmer for 15 minutes, until rice is tender.

Cooking tip:

  • Try adding different vegetables and flavourings to the rice such as okra, sweetcorn, courgette, nuts, carrot, chicken stock cube and different herbs.
  • Serve with a slice of cheese on toast, sliced cold meat, a home made burger, low-fat sausages or leftovers.

Recipe kindly provided by the British Nutrition Foundation.

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