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.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 250
  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Fat 5g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 3.5g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 30mg
  • Potassium 140mg
  • Carbohydrate 44g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 2g
  • Protein 5g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 10%
  • Vitamin C 30%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 15%