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Recipe: Seasoned rice mix

Serves 2

Medically reviewed on Jun 5, 2018

Dietitian Tip

Keep this rice mix on hand for a quick and easy whole grain side dish.


  • 4 cups uncooked instant brown rice
  • 2 tablespoons chicken-flavored, low-sodium bouillon granules
  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley
  • 1/2 cup dried vegetable flakes
  • 2 teaspoons crushed dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper


Combine rice, bouillon, dried parsley, dried vegetable flakes, rosemary, marjoram, garlic powder and pepper in a medium bowl. Mix well and store in an airtight container. Makes 6 cups of dry mix.

To make the seasoned rice:

Bring 1 cup of water to a boil in a small saucepan.

Stir the rice mix to evenly distribute the particles.

Add 1 cup of rice mix to the boiling water. Return to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

Remove from heat and stir. Cover and let the rice stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Carbohydrate23 g
Fiber1 g
Protein2 g
Sodium14 mg
Monounsaturated Fattrace
Saturated Fattrace
Total Fat1 g

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