Not Fried Rice

Serves 8
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 50 minutes
Total time 1 hour
Allergy Soy
Dietary Gluten Free, Oil Free, Vegan
Meal type Main Dish, Side Dish


  • 2 cups long grain brown rice
  • 1 quart vegetable broth or water
  • 1/2 cup low sodium tamari (soy sauce)
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1lb bag frozen peas and carrots
  • 1 package extra firm tofu, drained
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions


  • 1 teaspoon black salt


1. In a medium saucepan, combine rice, broth or water, tamari, and onions, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium low, and let simmer for 40-50 minutes, or until all the liquid has been absorbed. Turn off heat and let sit for 10 minutes.
Add frozen peas and carrots. Cook, stirring frequently, until heated through.
2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, crumble tofu and add nutritional yeast and spices. Stir until well blended.
3. Turn off heat, add rice mixture and green onions, if desired, and stir until combined. Adjust seasoning, if necessary.