Easy Pumpkin Rice

Easy Pumpkin Rice

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"I made this as a fluke once because I needed to go shopping and these ingredients were all I had. My kids loved it; I did, too. Now it's a family recipe that I cook from time to time. This is hearty, slightly-sweet, and a great holiday treat or an awesome side dish. Experiment adding other ingredients like pecans or raisins to make it your own."

Ingredients

20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 475 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 475 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 12.3 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 88g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 5 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 395 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine the rice and water in a large saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil; cover and reduce heat to medium-low; simmer until the water is completely absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Stir together the pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, brown sugar, butter, and salt in a separate saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook until warm. Stir pumpkin mixture into cooked rice.
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Instead of using instant rice, I used brown rice and water. I cut the recipe in half and cooked the brown rice with a ratio of 2:1. After the rice was cooked, I stirred in the pumpkin puree (I u...

I was looking for a way to incorporate pumpkin with rice, so I decided to try this. It tasted pretty good, but didn't go well at all with my meal I planned. It is very sweet, pretty much just ...

This was a pretty straightforward, easy to prepare dish. It also tastes wonderful! Obviously like pumpkin pie, but this is a nutritious side dish as well; pumplin is a great source of fiber a...