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Perfect Vegetarian Brown Rice

Perfect Vegetarian Brown Rice

Makes about 2 1/2 cups.


  • 2 c water
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 c long grain brown rice or basmati brown rice
  • 1-2 Tbsp low salt veg chicken broth powder
  • 1/4 tsp coarse sea salt or to taste
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper


  1. Boil the water in a kettle
  2. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add brown rice and broth powder. Stir for one minute.
  3. Pour in exactly 2 cups of boiling water and stir. Bring back to simmer, reduce heat to lowest setting, and cover tightly. Simmer 40 minutes.
  4. Remove pot from heat and allow to stand covered 15 minutes. Stir in salt and pepper if desired. Serve hot or cold and use in recipes.

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