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Jasmine Rice with Broccoli and Fresh Herbs

The jasmine rice with broccoli and fresh herbs is another delicious variety of the very IBD friendly rice dishes. You’ll love it even if you are not a fan of broccoli.

Jasmine Rice with Broccoli and Fresh Herbs

Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Asian
Keyword: gluten-free, rice
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Servings: 3 Servings
Calories: 451kcal
Author: Chef Verde
Sweet smelling Jasmine rice, gently boiled infused with steamed broccoli and fresh picked herbs from the kitchen garden - awesome, healthy meal for me. My IBS has no problem with this dish, although it may create a bit of gas for some folks.
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Ingredients

  • 150 g Jasmine rice or any whole grain white rice
  • 240 g broth Your choice, I use chicken or vegetable. Water is an option
  • 125 g frozen broccoli
  • 1/4 cup fresh herbs I use Thai Basil and Tarragon

Instructions

  • Measure rice into small sauce pan.
  • Add broth or water and stir (important I use chop sticks)
  • Cover and bring to a boil on high heat - takes about 5 minutes
  • Reduce heat to low and stir once more. Remain covered. Cook for 10-11 minutes until you can't see the liquid.
  • Remove from heat, fluff and cover with lid slightly askew. Leave for 10 minutes.
  • Place broccoli in microwave safe bowl with tsp water, cover and heat 2 minutes or until soft. Chop Broccoli with herbs into serving bowl.
  • Add fluffed rice into serving bowl and combine with broccoli and herbs.
  • Stir until well distributed in bowl.
  • Cover and serve. Can be kept in warmer until ready to serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 451kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 528mg | Potassium: 502mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 655IU | Vitamin C: 57.8mg | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 3.8mg