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Midwestern Jollof-Style Rice Midwestern Jollof-Style Rice

Serve this Nigerian-inspired rice as a side or add cooked meat, fish and/or vegetables to make it the main course.

45M 6
Nutrition facts: 180 5G 0MG 20MG 30G 2G 4G
Ingredients: 2 cups Schnucks unsalted vegetable stock 1 large tomato, coarsely chopped 1 large red bell pepper, seeds removed, coarsely chopped 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tbsp. habanero or scotch bonnet hot sauce 2 tbsp. vegetable oil 2 tbsp. salt-free Cajun seasoning 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves 1 bay leaf 1 cup local long-grain white or brown rice Instructions: In a blender or food processor combine stock, tomato, bell pepper, onion, garlic and hot sauce (or chili pepper) and process until smooth. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat and add blended vegetable mixture, Cajun seasoning, thyme and bay leaf. Bring to a boil, stir in rice and reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer until rice is al dente, about 25 minutes. Add a splash of water if rice begins to dry out. Discard bay leaf before serving.

Midwestern Jollof-Style Rice

Dinner, Grains & Rice, Side Dish, Stovetop

Serve this Nigerian-inspired rice as a side or add cooked meat, fish and/or vegetables to make it the main course.

45M

6

Serve this Nigerian-inspired rice as a side or add cooked meat, fish and/or vegetables to make it the main course.

 

Send this recipe as a care package by using the assembly list below. For more information on how to ship a care package to ensure they arrive as intended, see our A Taste of Home blog post for instructions.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Schnucks unsalted vegetable stock
  • 1 large tomato, coarsely chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper, seeds removed, coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp. habanero or scotch bonnet hot sauce
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp. salt-free Cajun seasoning
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup local long-grain white or brown rice

Instructions

  1. In a blender or food processor combine stock, tomato, bell pepper, onion, garlic and hot sauce (or chili pepper) and process until smooth.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat and add blended vegetable mixture, Cajun seasoning, thyme and bay leaf. Bring to a boil, stir in rice and reduce heat to low.
  3. Cover and simmer until rice is al dente, about 25 minutes. Add a splash of water if rice begins to dry out. Discard bay leaf before serving.

Craft a Care Package

Assembly
  • Dutch oven, to prepare rice
  • 1 (32 oz.) box Schnucks unsalted vegetable stock
  • Jar filled with 1 1/4 cups local rice, such as Castor River Farms long-grain white or brown rice
  • Produce: 1 large tomato, 1 medium onion, 1 head of garlic
  • 1 bottle scotch bonnet or habanero hot sauce
  • Jar of spices: 2 tbsp. salt-free Cajun seasoning, 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves, 1 bay leaf
  • Schnucks gift card to purchase remaining items for recipe
  • Recipe card (print this recipe)

    Nutrition Facts

    180 CALORIES Per Serving

    FAT: 5G

    SATURATED FAT: 0G

    CHOLESTEROL: 0MG

    SODIUM: 20MG

    CARBOHYDRATES: 30G

    FIBER: 2G

    SUGAR: 3G

    PROTEIN: 4G

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