Quick & Tasty Turmeric Rice Recipe With Peas Has the Fresh Factor by 30Seconds Food

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Quick & Tasty Turmeric Rice Recipe With Peas Has the Fresh Factor

After reading the health benefits of turmeric, you may want to add this easy turmeric rice recipe to your recipe rotation. This tasty turmeric rice recipe with peas and lemon is quick, easy and tastes amazing.

The easy rice recipe is made with simple, wholesome ingredients: basmati or jasmine rice, vegetable or chicken broth, lemon, butter, olive oil, turmeric, peas and fresh parsley for garnish. The ingredients cook in a saucepot on the stovetop for about 20 minutes. Fast, healthy and delicious! 

This rice side dish recipe is great with grilled chicken (or tofu for your vegan and vegetarian friends) and is great the next day for lunch

Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup basmati rice or jasmine rice, rinsed
  • 1 cup vegetable broth (you can use chicken broth)
  • 1 cup water
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 1 tablespoon butter (if vegan omit and add 2 tablespoons olive oil)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • fresh parsley or cilantro, chopped

Here’s how to make it:

  1. In a pot, bring the stock, water, lemon juice, butter, olive oil, turmeric and salt to a boil. Add the rice. Cover and cook on low for about 20 minutes.
  2. Turn off the heat and add the peas and parsley or cilantro. Taste and re-season, if needed. Cover and allow to sit for about 5 minutes. Stir and serve. 

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Elisa Schmitz
Healthy and delish? Sign me up! Gwen Johnson
Ann Marie Patitucci
Sounds like I need to pay more attention to turmeric and recipes with it! :) Thanks, Gwen Johnson !
Donna John
Yum! I'm trying to add more turmeric into my diet. I'm making a turmeric chicken recipe this week. Will keep you posted...
Susan Masterson, PhD
Absolutely going to try this!

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