Recipe: Steamed Vegetables and Rice

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘SIMMERED FALL SUPPERS‘.

(Serves 4 to 6)

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • ½ red pepper, chopped
  • 6 mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 small zucchini, chopped
  • 1 cup mixed red, brown, wild rice
  • 1 Tbsp Garam masala spice blend
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 head broccoli, sliced
  • ½ head cauliflower, sliced
  • 1 cup Garlic Peanut Sauce (store bought or recipe follows)

1) In a large skillet, tagine or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Sauté onions for 4 minutes.

2) Add carrot and red pepper and cook, stirring frequently for 2 minutes.

3) Add mushrooms and zucchini and cook, stirring frequently for 3 minutes.

4) Add rice and spice blend and cook, stirring constantly for 1 minute.

5) Add broth and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.

6) Spread broccoli and cauliflower evenly over top of rice mixture. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.

7) Serve with Garlic Peanut Sauce.

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