POMEGRANATE LIME RICE
Great to bring to parties and/or meal prep for the week!
You will need:
2 c short grain brown rice
2.5 c veggie broth
1 can coconut milk
1/4 sweet onion
1 can chickpeas
1 fresh pomegranate or 1 container of pomegranate seeds
1/2 bunch organic cilantro, chopped
1 fresh lime
Dash of salt
1" fresh ginger
Optional: cayenne pepper
On medium heat, take a medium-sized pot and drizzle a little olive oil or coconut oil. Add the chopped onion until they're slight browned. Grate the ginger, and throw that in when the onions are browned. Give it a stir and after about 30 seconds add in the 2.5 c of short grain brown rice. Stir for around a minute so bring the flavors together.
Add in the 2.5 c of veggie broth, the 1 can of coconut milk, a dash of salt and the (optional) cayenne pepper. **This will make the dish spicy, so if you're trying to get your kids to eat it, add it afterwards to your plate only.**
Let the rice sit covered for 40 minutes or until the liquid is gone. If the rice isn't quite done after 40 minutes, just add a little more liquid (water or veggie broth) and let it go a little longer.
Fold in the chickpeas. Add the zest of one lime. Squeeze in the lime juice. Fold in the pomegranates and cilantro.
This dish is so potent while you are prepping, I love making it! You'll savor every bite!