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Kick up your side dish game with this Turmeric Rice recipe, complete with crunchy cashews and sweet-tart cherries. Vegan and gluten free. 108 calories and 3 Weight Watchers Freestyle SP
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Turmeric Rice with Cashews & Dried Cherries

Kick up your side dish game with this Turmeric Rice recipe, complete with crunchy cashews and sweet-tart cherries. Vegan and gluten free. 108 calories and 3 Weight Watchers Freestyle SP
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 5 Cups
Calories: 107.7kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan set over medium heat. Add the shallot and saute until tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the garam masala and turmeric.
  • Stir in the rice, water and salt. Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce the heat to low. Simmer, covered, until all of the liquid is absorbed, about 35 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
  • Stir in the cashews and dried cherries. Serve.

Notes

Weight Watchers Points: 3 (Freestyle SmartPoints), 3 (SmartPoints), 3 (Points+)

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5Cup | Calories: 107.7kcal | Carbohydrates: 18.9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2.7g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 59.5mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 2.8g