Cooking long grain brown rice in a pot with a tight-fitting lid.

There are many options when it comes to cooking rice. Rice cookers are popular and successful, but preparing brown rice in a pot with a tight-fitting lid is one of the old-fashioned ways for good results.

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This simple to make brown rice recipe is low cost, no fancy ingredients or cooking equipment required.

Add nutrition value easily to your favorite pre-prepared foods such as canned soups and frozen entrees!

Easy to freeze to use later.

Perfect for people on the go with no time for extensive home cooking

There are many rice products on the market. Read the ingredients list and keep it simple. Additional additives and flavorings are not always part of good nutrition.

Reading ingredient list on a rice package.

Increase fiber content by adding long grain brown rice to

  • Smoothie bowls.
  • Frozen entrees.
  • Homemade soups.
  • Convenience soups and stews.
  • Stir fry.
  • Mexican dishes.
  • Puddings and custards.
  • Combined with 1% milk, raisins, and honey. Warm in microwave

Nutrition value.

  • 1/3 cup of cooked rice provides 15 grams of carbohydrates.
  • A wholesome, fibrous, and nonfat starch is an excellent energy source.
  • A nutty textured flavor.




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Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist with a culinary arts degree. Food and nutrition freelance writer "back to the basics!”