Video recipe: Jo Pratt’s red pepper braised wild rice Recipe

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  • Vegetarian

serves:

4

Skill:

easy

Cost:

not

Total Time:

00:00

Prep:

00:00

Cooking:

00:30

Spice up your rice with this simple recipe – watch our video for how to make it

Ingredients

  • 40g butter
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 2 red peppers, finely chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 250g basmati and wild rice
  • 500ml vegetable or chicken stock
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 150g baby spinach leaves

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 170°C/ fan 150°C/ gas 3-4.

  • Melt the butter in a heavy-bottomed braising or casserole pan with a lid.

  • Saute the onion, garlic and red peppers for about 10 minutes until softened but not coloured.

  • Add the bay leaf and rice and cook for a further minute before adding the stock and seasoning.

  • Bring to the boil and cover with the lid.

  • Place in the oven for a 20 minutes.

  • Leave to stand with the lid on for a few minutes. You can also leave the rice for up to 30 minutes in the oven with the heat turned off and it will stay hot.

  • Stir the spinach into the rice and serve right away.

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Top Tip

This dish goes perfectly with Jo Pratt’s pork and porcini stroganoff