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Brazilian Rice

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon, divided
  Fresh mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound, sliced
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Cabbage 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Canned tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 Can)
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Fresh basil/1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Celery seed 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Uncooked brown rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Hot water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Directions

In a medium skillet heat 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil over low heat.
Add mushrooms, onion, cabbage and garlic.
Saute for 10 minutes.
Add tomato paste, 1/3 cup water, basil, salt, pepper and celery seed; mix well.
Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
In a large skillet heat the remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil.
Add rice.
Saute until light brown.
Add 3 cups hot water.
Simmer, covered, for 30 minutes.
Stir in vegetable mixture.
Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes longer or until rice is tender.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
South American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Healthy

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