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Curried Brown Rice with Pumpkin Seeds, Apricots and Spinach

Curried Brown Rice with Pumpkin Seeds, Apricots and Spinach

21 Ratings
21 Ratings
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Arroz Integral al Curry con Semillas de Calabaza, Albaricoques y Espinacas
Makes: 4 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Brown rice gets a flavor burst when curry powder, onions, and dried apricots are added. Toasted pumpkin seeds add a nice crunch.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown rice (short grain, uncooked)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (or cooking oil)
  • 2 cloves garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 red onion, peeled and finely chopped (medium)
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped
  • 2 cups low sodium vegetable broth (or low sodium chicken broth)
  • salt & pepper (optional, to taste)
  • 1 cup dried apricots (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds toasted (pepitas)

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Rinse the rice well.
  3. Heat the oil over medium heat in a large heavy saucepan.
  4. Add the onions and garlic and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, then stir in the curry powder.
  5. Add the rice and broth and bring to a boil over high heat.
  6. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 30 to 45 minutes until the liquid is absorbed.
  7. Remove from heat and stir in the apricots and spinach.
  8. Replace cover and let sit for 10 minutes.
  9. Add the pumpkin seeds, salt, pepper (and more curry if desired) and fluff with a fork.
  10. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 476
Total Fat 19 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 152 mg
Carbohydrates 67 g
Dietary Fiber 9 g
Total Sugars 21 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 15 g
Vitamin D N/A
Calcium 102 mg
Iron 5 mg
Potassium 500 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 476
Total Fat 19 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 67 g
Dietary Fiber 9 g
Total Sugars 21 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 15 g
Minerals
Calcium 102 mg
Potassium 500 mg
Sodium 152 mg
Copper 372 mcg
Iron 5 mg
Magnesium 65 mg
Phosphorus 255 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin C 14 mg

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MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 1/2 cups
Vegetables 3/4 cups
Grains 1 1/2 ounces
Protein Foods 2 ounces

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