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Recipes from Ingredient: Rice

Rainbow Rice Salad

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Whenever I have leftover rice I love to use it to prepare this « rainbow named » salad which is nutritious, delicious and most of all zesty. I recommend to keep it in the fridge for 1 or 2 hours before serving it. There are no accurate measures of ingredients for this ...

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Vegan Stuffed Swiss Chard & Wine Leaves (Or Cabbage Leaves)

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This is a very nice vegan/vegetarian dish, perfect as a starter or a main dish. Usually this version is part of the Lebanese mezze and is eaten at room temperature. If you are using Swiss chard: wash the leaves, remove their stalks then blanch them by plunging them into a ...

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Kedgeree (Rice & Prawns) – Or (Rice & Roasted Butternut Squash)

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Kedgeree is a British dish with Indian roots. The “Larousse Gastronomique” explains that this dish originated from a concoction of spiced lentils, rice, fried onions and ginger known as Khichiri, dating back to the 14th century and eaten across India. The early colonists developed a taste for it and over ...

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Rice with fried Vermicelli

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Once you taste this Lebanese style rice, you will be addicted to it. The fried vermicelli gives it a great nutty taste and aroma. If the vermicelli you bought is long, break it into smaller pieces before using it.

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Brown Sayadieh – Fish and Rice Casserole

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This is a classic Lebanese dish, prepared mainly with fish and rice. The recipe calls for whole white fish, but you can substitute with fish fillets and ready made fish stock. For the simpler family version you can omit the toppings of toasted pine nuts and almonds and the decoration ...

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Texan-Mexican (Tex-Mex) Chicken Drumsticks and Rice

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The cuisine that is called Tex-Mex comes from Texans of Mexican heritage who lived in Texas before it became part of USA and also from Mexican immigrants who came later, largely from Northern Mexico. It is basically Mexican but has some variations and tends to be less hot and complex ...

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Mjadarra – Lentils and Rice

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In the old times, in Lebanon, Mjadarra was poor people’s food; nutritious and cheap. Nowadays, it’s everybody’s favourite and a popular dish when you want a meat-free meal. And of course, it’s an ideal dish for vegans & vegetarians. Lentils are pulses with many nutrients such as fibre, protein, vitamins ...

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Arroz de Marisco – Seafood Rice

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A Mozambican friend of mine made this tasty dish which, she said, originated from Portugal. Mozambique was a Portuguese colony until 1975. It is a simpler version of the Spanish paella as it uses only seafood such as prawns, mussels, clams… The seafood I used for this recipe is a ...

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Rice with Green Broad Beans (also known as Fava Beans)

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This recipe is from Lebanon. It can be prepared also with minced meat but I prefer the vegetarian version which I cook during our meat free days. It is delicious with a side serving of yogurt and/or green salad. You can use any type of rice but the white short grain one would ...

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