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Basque Vegetable Rice

September/October 2007

Your rating: None Average: 3.9 (57 votes)

Zucchini, onion, tomatoes and bell peppers stud this paella-inspired rice dish. You may add other vegetables, such as mushrooms and peas, or if you like something heartier, some slightly spicy Italian sausage is a good choice.



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"I've made this dish several times and I love it! It's perfect because I'm a vegetarian and can eat it as is, my omni husband adds sausage and he loves it too. Definitely squeeze lemon on it right before serving, it adds another layer of...
Basque Vegetable Rice Recipe

8 Reviews for Basque Vegetable Rice

09/23/2009
Anonymous

This is a wonderful recipe; I gave it a slight twist with the following ingredients; cooking for about the same length of time. Makes 2 hearty servings. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil; 1 small dried red chile pepper, such as chile de arbol, broken; 2 chiles picked in vinegar, sliced; 1/2 red and 1/2 Spanish medium onions, quartered and thinly sliced; 4 cloves garlic, roughly chopped; 1 large ripe tomato and 1/2 tin plum tomatoes,seeded and diced; 1/2 cup petit pois 1/4 cup broad beans; 1/4 cup pigeon peas; 3 large mushrooms, halved and sliced; 1 carrot, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced; 1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced; 1/2 teaspoon tarragon; 1/2 teaspoon herbes de provence; 1/2 teaspoon sea salt; 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper; 2 tablespoons dry Sherry; Splash of balsamic vinegar; 3/4 cup Arborio and Wild rice (ratio 4:1); 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth; Splash of Worcester sauce; 2 tablespoons finely minced fresh flat-leaf parsley for garnish; 4 lime wedges for garnish

Anonymous, London, England

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09/23/2009
Anonymous

This recipe was so good, I can't wait to make it again! I varied slightly from the recipe by not using peppers and adding yellow squash instead. It's a keeper.

Peggie, Keeneyville, IL

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09/23/2009
Anonymous

This tasted like dirt. I think the thyme doesn't go well with this dish. It probably would be quite good seasoning it with parsley and saffron as a substitute.

Anonymous, Philadelphia, PA

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