Spiced Yellow Rice

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 6 servings
  • Prep 5 mins
  • Cook 22 mins

Turmeric tints rice a brilliant yellow.


2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup onions, chopped
1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 cups long grain white rice
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon cumin
2 cups lower sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1 cup water
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, red pepper and garlic and cook 2 minutes. Stir in rice, turmeric and cumin; cook 1 minute. Add broth, water, salt and pepper and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer 17 to 20 minutes or until liquid is completely absorbed.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in parsley.

Recipe by Marge Perry