Not-So-Dirty Rice

4.5 (2 reviews)

1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 small green bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups vegetarian burger crumbles (or two veggie burgers, thawed and finely chopped)
1 tsp. Tabasco sauce
1 tsp. dried thyme, crumbled
1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. cayenne
3 cups cooked long-grain white rice

• Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and bell pepper, cover, and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, burger crumbles, Tabasco, thyme, salt, and cayenne. Stir to combine and heat through, about 5 minutes. Stir in the rice and cook until hot, 5 to 7 minutes. Taste and adjust the seasonings, then serve hot.

Makes 4 servings.

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