Vegan Green Rice

A colorful and healthy change to regular rice. 

  • 2 cups water
  •  1 cup long grain brown rice
  •  ½ teaspoon salt (use less if vegetable broth contains salt)
  •  1 clove garlic, minced 
  •  ½ cup arugula or spinach, baby, chopped
  • Dash of freshly ground pepper

 In a saucepan, bring water to a boil and add rice. Then add salt and minced garlic. Cover and lower heat to simmer for 45 minutes. Turn off heat and let sit for 5 minutes. Mix in spinach or arugula and pepper and serve.  If using white rice reduce amount of liquid to 1½ cups and cook for 25 minutes.


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Deborah Brutsché believes in uncomplicated meals. Through the power of simple and satisfying recipes, Deborah has created a connection for people who are on a journey to healthier living by choosing a diet that is free of animal products. She gladly embraced the challenge of giving her traditional, Southernstyle cooking a vegan twist. Deborah was influenced by her mother’s and grandmother’s family recipes.

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