Cuisinart original

An easy side dish to incorporate into your weekly rotation.

Function: Sauté & White Rice


Makes 6 cups


1 teaspoon olive oil

1 medium onion, finely chopped

1 small red bell pepper, finely chopped

2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

1 celery stalk, finely chopped

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1 teaspoon chili powder

½ teaspoon paprika

½ teaspoon dried oregano

½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained

2 cooker cups long-grain white rice

Water (to the 2-level marking)

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (½ cup):

Calories 99 (4% from fat) • carb. 21g • pro. 2g

fat 0g • sat. fat 0g • chol. 0mg • sod. 252mg

• calc. 22mg • fiber 1g


1. Put the olive oil in the cooking pot of the Cuisinart ® Rice and Grain ulticooker. Select the Sauté function. Once the oil is hot and shimmering, add the onion, red pepper, garlic and celery and sauté until soft and fragrant, about 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the dried spices and cook until fragrant. Add the drained, diced tomatoes and stir to incorporate. Stir in the rice so that it is well coated.

2. Add the water and stir ingredients together.  Close lid and select White Rice function and press Start/Stop.

3. When the audible tone sounds to indicate the end of cooking, open and stir rice together.  Taste and adjust seasoning as desired. Serve immediately.