Pineapple Jalapeno Cilantro Rice

Pineapple Cilantro Jalapeno Rice
This dish is a great way to add creativity to your brown rice repertoire.  The pineapple-cilantro-jalapeno combo packs so much flavor into every spoonful.  This recipe is gluten-free, vegan and is an excellent option meal prep.

Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 50 minutes | Yield: Serves 5

INGREDIENTS
1 Cup Brown Rice
2 Cups Water
1 Cup Pineapple, diced
1/4 Cup Jalapeno Pepper, diced
1/4 Cup Green Onions
1/4 Cup of Cilantro
3 Cloves of Garlic, diced
1 Tbsp Coconut or olive oil
Salt & pepper to taste
METHOD
1. Bring water to  boil, then add rice and 1 Tbsp of oil.  When water begins to boil again, reduce heat to a simmer and cover.
2. Cook covered for 40-50 minutes until rice is tender; stir once after about 20 mins.
3. While rice is cooking, sautee garlic, green onions and jalapenos in remaining oil for about 5 minutes.
4. Add pineapple to sautéed vegetables and sautéed for another 5 minutes.
5. Add cooked rice to sautéed mixture and mix well.
6. Remove rice from heat and mix in chopped cilantro.
7. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition per serving: 109 Cals; 13g Carb; 6g Fat; 1g Protein

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