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Healthy Recipes: Red rice with vegetables and seitan

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Healthy recipes: red rice with vegetables and seitan

As every Thursday we bring you a healthy recipe so that you can do it at home. Today’s healthy recipe is very simple and its main ingredient is red rice, also known as red yeast rice.

Red rice is part of the traditional oriental food, which they use as food and natural medicine, as it has many health benefits such as lowering cholesterol and triglycerides. It has that characteristic color by fermenting rice with a natural yeast that is purple which is what acts as a natural remedy against cholesterol excess. It’s also shown that red rice has neuroprotective properties that help keep the mind active and younger. Need more reasons to incorporate it into your healthy diet?

We suggest you a very healthy recipe of red rice with vegetables and seitan we hope you like it. Also, the good thing about this recipe is that you can always change the vegetables and supplements and adapt them to your personal taste, creating different combinations that, as always, we encourage you to share with us. A very healthy recipe where red rice is the main ingredient.

Health benefits from red rice in a healthy diet

Ingredients (for about 10 servings):

  • Red rice 1kg
  • Vegetable broth 1l (or water, replacing)
  • Seitan 300g
  • Onion 200g
  • Garlic 10g
  • Saffron (as needed)
  • Nuts cream 50g
  • Snow peas 300g
  • Zucchini 300g
  • Chard 300g

Instructions: Put the garlic with seitan until they are sligthly golden. Then, add the saffron, the nuts puree and the red rice. Fry for a minute and add the broth. Cook the rice over low heat for 15 minutes and finally add the chopped vegetables and stir while cook for 10-15 minutes more. Put unrefined salt to taste and serve. A rich and tasty recipe for your healthy diet!

What do you think about it? Are you going to try it?

4 comments to “Healthy Recipes: Red rice with vegetables and seitan”

  • Healthy Recipes: rice porridge with umeboshi, 2 mayo, 2013 at 7:14
    [...] Healthy Recipes: Red rice with vegetables and seitan [...]
  • Gluten free recipe, 16 mayo, 2013 at 7:34
    [...] are some grains like rice, millet, corn or quinoa that are gluten free so they can be  perfectly used  in celiac disease [...]
  • Yying, 3 julio, 2014 at 8:13
    I was trying out red rice recipes too! Would love to know what you think about what I did here http://healthylivying.wordpress.com/2014/07/03/meal-prep-red-fried-rice-broccoli-pork-adobo/
    • SHA, 16 julio, 2014 at 8:55
      Thank you for your input Yying. It seems very healthy! Congratulations.

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