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Brown Rice with Sesame

Photo: Levi Brown; Styling: Thom Driver
Hands-on time 4 mins
Total time 18 mins
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
Lime adds a pleasant splash of tartness to this quick side dish of Brown Rice with Sesame. 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked instant brown rice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

Nutrition Information

  • calories 187
  • fat 2.5 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 0.9 g
  • polyfat 1 g
  • protein 4.4 g
  • carbohydrate 36.7 g
  • fiber 3.1 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 153 mg
  • calcium 39 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook rice according to package directions, omitting fat. Stir in juice and salt. Sprinkle with seeds.

Cook's Notes

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