Health Nut Brown Rice

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Health Nut Brown Rice


Servings: 6

1 cup long grain brown rice
2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup carrot, shredded
1/2 cup zucchini, shredded
3 tablespoons sunflower seeds
3 tablespoons sliced almonds
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced or 1 tablespoon dired parsley flakes

Add the rice to the broth, bring to a boil.
=Reduce heat, cover the pan with a tight fitting lid and cook for 50 minutes.
=Allow the rice to sit covered for 10 minutes.
=When the rice is almost done, cook the carrot and zucchini in olive oil for 2 minutes.
=Add sunflower kernnels, almonds and pepper flakes.
=Cook over medium-high heat until the almonds are browned.
=Add rice and parsley; stir until heated.=