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green rice bowl

29 May

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It’s lunch time, and you don’t know what to make?

Try out this recipe!

It will fill you up with a nice amount of green veggies, along with whole grains, protein, polyunsaturated fat and vitamin E.

All in one neat little bowl!

Here’s how to make it:

Serves 1 – Prep time 5 minutes – Total time (45 minutes for rice) + 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 C brown rice
  • 3/4 C water
  • a few pieces of broccoli
  • 3 asparagus spears
  • handful of peas
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • generous sprinkle of sesame seeds
  • pinch of sea salt

Directions: 

1. Prep your ingredients: Add rice and water, bring to a boil then to a simmer. Cook for 40-45 minutes. Rinse your veggies. Chop broccoli into small pieces, snap off bottoms of asparagus then chop into pieces, take out fresh or fresh-frozen peas.

2. Steam your veggies: In a pot, add a steamer basket and about 2 inches of water. Add in broccoli first, steam for 3 minutes. Then add in asparagus, steam for 2 minutes, then peas, steaming for another 2 minutes.

3. Assemble your bowl: Add cooked rice to a bowl, top with steamed veggies. Drizzle sesame oil and mix. Top with sesame seeds and sea salt. Enjoy!