Spiced Yellow Rice

  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 22 mins


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


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