The China Rose

Verdad for Todos

Spanish Rice with Herbs, Vegan Sausage & Sun-Dried Tomatoes

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Saute 2 chopped onions, handful minced fresh rosemary and 4 cloves minced garlic in EV olive oil. If you have fresh or frozen peppers, chop it and add. Otherwise add about 1 T dried chile flakes. Add 1 cup brown rice (pre-soaked, if possible) and sautee with the onions/garlic. Saute 2 tofurkey sausages in EV olive oil.  Pour boiling water over 4 sun-dried tomatoes. After 10 minutes, drain and chop.

Stir together the onion/garlic/rice mixture with the chopped sun-dried tomatoes, 1/2 to 1 cup canned or cooked, drained garbanzos, 3-4 c. veggie broth (start with 3 c. and add more, as needed), plus a generous sprinkling of  oregano and thyme, and 2 bay leaves. Add 1/2 c white wine if available. Simmer until rice is plump and broth is absorbed. Season to taste. Garnish with Spanish olives, roughly chopped almonds and clementine or tangerine section. Serve along with a cooked veggie such as green beans, broccoli or zucchini. NOTE: Vegan parmesan or feta may be stirred in before serving.

Even better the next day…

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Written by chinarose

January 12, 2010 at 8:57 pm

7 Responses

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  1. sounds so delicious. Is this one of your originals?
    I certainly am going to mke it

    Mom

    Sylvia Krasner

    January 13, 2010 at 9:30 am

  2. made this last night. It’s quite original. Marcona almonds on sale and I was buying olives, and I thought of our rosemary shrub out there in the freezing cold, and the Tofurkey sausage in the frig, and… we just kinda put it all together. sauteed the onion, garlic, rosemary & rice first. Then we put the whole thing together & it turned out marvelous!

    chinarose

    January 13, 2010 at 10:53 am

  3. Dang woman! I have to eat before I visit you site! I’m starving and the biscotti entry made my mouth salivate but this one brought forth rumbles from my stomach.

    linda

    January 16, 2010 at 8:26 am

    • From Ripley’s: China Rose is neither a man, nor a woman. China Rose is an exquisite horticultural confection that delights the soul.

      chinarose

      February 3, 2010 at 10:34 am

  4. LOL! Hope rumbles are a good thing!!! It really did turn out pretty great. Thanks for the vote of confidence!

    chinarose

    January 16, 2010 at 1:45 pm

  5. Good info. Lucky me I found your blog by accident (stumbleupon).
    I have book-marked it for later!

    Jeff

    April 20, 2013 at 8:23 pm

  6. Very good info. Lucky me I discovered your blog by accident (stumbleupon).
    I have saved it for later!

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    July 10, 2013 at 2:39 am


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