South Florida Yellow Rice

  • Yield: 4 servings


1tablespoon olive oil
1cup chopped onions
2 garlic cloves, minced
2teaspoons turmeric
1cup basmati or jasmine rice
1 1/2cups boiling water or vegetable broth
1teaspoon salt
1/2teaspoon ground white pepper


  1. Heat oil in a 2 1/2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onions and saute with garlic and turmeric 1 minute. Add rice and stir well to coat with oil. Add hot water or broth, cover, reduce heat and simmer 25 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 219
  • Fat 4g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 596mg
  • Carbohydrate 41g