By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

Keep this rice mix on hand for a quick and easy whole grain side dish.

To make this plant based, use vegetable bouillon instead of chicken bouillon.

Number of servings

Serves 2
  1. DASH diet
  2. Low-sodium
  3. Heart-healthy
  4. Weight management
  5. Low-fat
  6. Plant-based
  7. Meatless
  8. Healthy-carb
  9. Diabetes meal plan


  1. 4 cups uncooked instant brown rice
  2. 2 tablespoons chicken-flavored, low-sodium bouillon granules
  3. 2 tablespoons dried parsley
  4. 1/2 cup dried vegetable flakes
  5. 2 teaspoons crushed dried rosemary
  6. 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  7. 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  8. 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper


Combine rice, bouillon, dried parsley, dried vegetable flakes, rosemary, marjoram, garlic powder and pepper in a medium bowl. Mix well and store in an airtight container. Makes 6 cups of dry mix.

To make the seasoned rice:

Bring 1 cup of water to a boil in a small saucepan.

Stir the rice mix to evenly distribute the particles.

Add 1 cup of rice mix to the boiling water. Return to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

Remove from heat and stir. Cover and let the rice stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving.

Nutritional analysis per serving

  • Calories 109
  • Total fat 1 g
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Monounsaturated fat trace
  • Cholesterol trace
  • Sodium 14 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 23 g
  • Dietary fiber 1 g
  • Added sugars 0 g
  • Protein 2 g
July 29, 2022