Sesame Brown Rice Pilaf With Garlic and Vegetables

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the onion and oil in a large shallow saucepan (with a tight fitting lid).
  • Cook over low heat, stirring frequently, for 10 minutes or until onion is golden.
  • Stir in the rice and cook 1 minute.
  • Add in the garlic; cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  • Add the water; bring to a boil; add in the salt, stir thoroughly, cover and cook 35-40 minutes or until almost all the liquid is absorbed (do not stir).
  • Uncover the pot and while it is still on the heat, sprinkle the broccoli, green beans, squash, carrot, and red bell pepper evenly over the surface of the rice.
  • Cover and cook for 6-8 minutes or until the vegetables are crisp-tender and the rice is cooked.
  • Sprinkle with the sesame seeds and drizzle with the sesame oil.
  • Spoon into a serving dish and serve immediately.
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