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Gullah Rice

Yield 5 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Gullah is an English-based Creole dialect spoken along the coastal regions of the Carolinas.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrot
  • 1/4 cup chopped pistachios
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain rice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme

Nutrition Information

  • calories 186
  • caloriesfromfat 20 %
  • fat 4.2 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 2.4 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 4.2 g
  • carbohydrate 32.8 g
  • fiber 1.7 g
  • cholesterol 2 mg
  • iron 2.2 mg
  • sodium 259 mg
  • calcium 29 mg

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add celery, carrot, and pistachios; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Add water and salt; bring to a boil. Add rice and thyme; return to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until most of liquid is absorbed. Let stand, covered, 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.