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Seasoned Brown Rice

 Seasoned Brown Rice
I serve the stir-fry over the rice for a tasty no-fuss meal. For maximum flavor, use your fingertips to crumble the dried basil directly into the cooked rice.—Betsy Larimer, Somerset, Pennsylvania
4 ServingsPrep: 5 min. Cook: 35 min.


  • 1-1/3 cups water
  • 2/3 cup long grain brown rice
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • In a small saucepan, bring water and rice to a boil. Reduce heat;
  • cover and simmer for 35-45 minutes or until water is absorbed and
  • rice is tender. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Yield: 4
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1/2 cup equals 118 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 157 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch.