Side Dishes

Spanish Yellow Rice

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As you know, I am always looking for new sides for taco night. I made this recipe for the first time a couple of weeks ago and it was so good I made it again the next week! It's that good! For me to make it two weeks in a row it has to be easy too! Feel free to add peas for a little green if you want. As you know, I'm not a fan! I used cilantro instead! The pretty yellow color is achieved with the use of turmeric which has been substituted for the more traditional saffron. Saff

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2 t. extra virgin olive oil
2 T. yellow onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 c. long grain white rice
2 1/4 c. vegetable broth (could also use chicken broth or water)
1 t. salt
1/2 t. turmeric
1/4 c. cilantro, chopped
Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium high heat and add the shallots and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally for 2-3 minutes. Add the rice, broth, salt and turmeric and bring to a boil. Reduce...
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Nutritions

Calories
367

Sodium
1104mg
46% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
8g
17% DV

Carbs
77g
26% DV

Fiber
2g
11% DV