Turmeric Rice

This vibrant Turmeric Rice Recipe is a fast and easy side dish perfect for brightening up your weeknight dinner.
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Course: Sides
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Dairy Free, Easy Recipes, Turmeric Rice, Weeknight Dinners
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 240kcal


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup onion finely diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup jasmine rice rinsed
  • 1 and 1/2 cups chicken broth low sodium
  • 1 bay leaf dried
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoon turmeric


  • Rinse rice until water runs clear, drain.
  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, add olive oil and butter.
  • When butter is melted, add onion and garlic, saute until softened.
  • Add rice and turmeric. Stir until combined. Add chicken broth and bay leaf, cover pan. Increase heat and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat, allow to simmer 15-20 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and allow to sit for 5 minutes. Remove bay leaf, fluff with a fork and serve.


Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 240kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 351mg | Potassium: 169mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1.8% | Vitamin C: 9.5% | Calcium: 2.4% | Iron: 5%
Nutritional information is an estimate for your convenience. If you have strict nutritional needs, please do your due diligence to make sure this recipe fits your needs.
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