Brown Rice with KOMBU AND GREENS

Cuisinart original

This is the perfect base for any rice bowl. Top with protein and crunchy vegetables and seasonings.


Makes about 6 cups


1        strip kombu*

¾       cup water

1½      cups short grain brown rice

2        garlic cloves, smashed and roughly chopped

1        ½-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and sliced

3        cups chopped kale (any variety)

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (1 cup)

Calories 192 (8% from fat) / carb. 44g / pro. 4g / fat 2g / sat. fat 0g /
chol. 0mg / sod. 46mg / calc. 55mg / fiber 4g


Put the kombu and water into a small bowl or a measuring cup and allow to sit at room temperature overnight.

Put the soaked kombu and water along with the rice, garlic
and ginger into the glass cooking pot. Secure lid.

Select Grains, set timer for 45 minutes and press Start. After 40 minutes, press Pause and add the chopped kale. Secure lid, press Pause and allow to finish cooking.

When timer expires, carefully remove the kombu. Once cool to
the touch, chop and add back to the rice mixture. Stir to combine and serve.

Kombu is a dried kelp and can be found in the Asian section of most grocery stores. It adds a flavorful saltiness to the rice.