Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Vegetables over Rice

1 t oil
½ bu celery, peeled & sliced ½” thick
1/2 head garlic, peeled & sliced ¼“
½ cup water
1 t oil
5 carrots, peeled & sliced ¼”
1 1/2 C rice
salted water
1 wax cucumber or ½ English cucumber, peeled (if wax) and sliced ¼ inch thick
salt & pepper TT
2 T white wine vinegar

1.Heat a saute pan over high heat and add 1 tsp oil. Add the celery and garlic, season and brown for a few minutes. Transfer to a small saucepan.
2.Deglaze the saute pan with the water, then pour over the celery and garlic. Cover the saucepan and cook on low for 20 minutes.
3.Meanwhile, start to prepare the rice according to package instructions.
4.Heat the saute pan again over medium-high heat, and add the last 1 tsp oil. Add the carrots, season and and saute for 2-3 minutes.
5.When all the vegetables are done, combine with the cucumber and add the vinegar. Taste for seasoning. Serve over the rice.

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