This recipe cooks the black rice simply on the stove before tossing it with salt, olive oil and sliced scallions. Try using this simple preparation of an exotic grain as a base for Kale Ratatouille. This recipe comes to us from Stefanie Sacks of Stirring the Pot radio.
- 2 cups black rice*
- 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced
- 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
- salt, to taste
* Forbidden or black rice is a short grained variety which can be found in the grain or ethnic food sections of most grocery stores.
Place the rice and 4 cups of water in a medium pot over medium-high heat. Cover and bring to a boil. When mixture boils, turn heat down to medium-low and simmer for about 20 minutes more, or until the rice is cooked through.
Transfer the rice to a serving bowl. Stir in scallions and oil. Season with salt to taste and enjoy!
Black Rice with Shaved Scallions
Servings per Recipe: 8Amount per Serving
Calories from Fat:
Total Fat: 2g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Dietary Fiber: 1g
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