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Sometimes side dishes are the best part of the meal, and this Toasted Brown Rice with Mushrooms & Thyme recipe definitely falls into that category! 56 calories and 3 Weight Watchers SP | Vegan | Vegetarian | Healthy | Easy | Dinner | Mushroom #veganrecipes #brownricerecipes
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Toasted Brown Rice with Mushrooms & Thyme Recipe

If you don't believe me that brown rice recipes can be the best part of the meal, I dare you to try this Toasted Brown Rice with Mushrooms and Thyme! 56 calories and 3 Weight Watchers Freestyle SP
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Brown Rice Recipes, Gluten Free
Servings: 3 Cups
Calories: 55.8kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Heat ½ teaspoon olive oil in a medium saucepan set over medium heat. Add the onions and cook until soft, 4 to 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
    Stirring onions in a nonstick saucepan
  • Add the rice and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.
    Stirring brown rice and onions in a saucepan.
  • Stir in the vegetable broth and water. Bring to a boil, cover saucepan and reduce heat to low.
    Vegetable broth, rice and onions in a saucepan.
  • Cook until all of the liquid is absorbed, about 35 minutes.*
    Broth and rice simmering in saucepan
  • Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a large nonstick skillet set over medium-high heat. dd the mushrooms and cook until starting to brown, about 4 minutes.
    Stirring mushrooms in a skillet.
  • Stir in the thyme and cook for 30 seconds.
    Adding thyme to mushrooms in skillet.
  • Add the mushrooms, parsley, salt and pepper to the rice, and stir to combine. Serve.
    Mushrooms and parsley on top of cooked rice.

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Notes

Weight Watchers Points: 3 (Freestyle SmartPoints), 1 (Points+)
 
*Cooking time for the rice may vary for different varieties of brown rice. I recommend following the package directions.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5Cup | Calories: 55.8kcal | Carbohydrates: 9.4g | Protein: 1.7g | Fat: 1.3g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Sodium: 202.7mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1.3g