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Forbidden Black Rice Recipes

Why we ALL should be eating Forbidden Black Rice! Plus 3 healthy ways to cook black rice- stovetop, Instant Pot & Pilaf! A healthy vegan gluten-free side dish full of powerful health benefits. The most nutritious rice you can find! #blackrice #forbiddenblackrice #howtocookblackrice #vegansides #healthysides #antioxidant #cleaneating #eatclean

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3 healthy ways to cook forbidden black rice– stovetop, Instant Pot & Pilaf! A healthy vegan gluten-free side dish full of powerful health benefits. The most nutritious rice you can find!

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Ingredients

Stovetop:

  1. 1 cup forbidden black rice
  2. 6 cups water
  3. generous pinch salt

Instant Pot

Black Rice Pilaf:

  1. 2 tablespoons olive oil ( or butter)
  2. 1 shallot – chopped
  3. 1 1/2 cups forbidden black rice
  4. 1 Tablespoon fresh thyme ( or 1 teaspoon dry)
  5. 2  1/2 cups plus 1 tablespoon broth or stock ( veggie or chicken)
  6. 1 teaspoon granulated garlic powder
  7. 1 bay leaf
  8. pinch salt and pepper
  9. 1/3 cup slivered almonds ( save 2 tablespoons for garnish)
  10. Garnish: 1-2 tablespoons Italian parsley

Instructions

Stove Top Method: Bring water and rice to a boil, let simmer uncovered until tender about 20-25 mintues. Drain and fluff. Season!

Instant Pot: Place equal parts water and black rice in the instant pot. Add a pinch of salt. Set pressure to 18 minutes on high. Let naturally release for at least 10 minutes.

Black Rice Pilaf: heat oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat and add the shallots, stirring until golden and fragrant, about 4 -5 minutes. Add rice and thyme and saute 3-4 minutes. Add stock, garlic, bay leaf, salt and pepper and 1/2 the almonds. Bring to a simmer, stirring. Cover, turn heat to low and cook 25-30 minutes or until all the liquid has evaporated and rice is tender. Garnish with remaining almonds and parsley.

Notes

The stovetop method is fastest.

The instant pot is the least hands-on time.

The Pilaf has the Most flavor!

Nutrition

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