Eating by Heart

Black Rice with Lacinato Kale

Eating by Heart

Colombe Jacobsen guides you through a variety of heart healthy dishes including salads, tacos and chicken recipes. Bask in the lighter side of eating well. (30 Episodes)
Recipe
Black Rice with Lacinato Kale Recipe
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 1 Hour 10 Minutes
Calories: 357
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Information

Recipe Serves 4
Nutrition Information Based on a Single Serving
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value*
Calories
357
17.85% Complete
18%
Fat
16g
24.6153846154% Complete
25%
Cholesterol
0mg
0.0% Complete
0%
Sodium
325mg
14.1304347826% Complete
14%
Carbohydrates
49g
37.984496124% Complete
38%
Fiber
5g
20.0% Complete
20%
Sugar
8g
16.0% Complete
16%
Protein
9g
17.6470588235% Complete
18%
*Percent Daily Value are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Dietary Needs

Lower Sodium
Vegan
Gluten Free
Vegetarian
Ingredients
  • 1 cup black rice
  • ⅓ cup pine nuts
  • ⅓ cup currants (soaked)
  • Smoked paprika
  • 1 bunch Lacinato kale
  • ¼ cup mint
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Method
1) Wash the rice. Place in a small pot with 2 cups water and ½ teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil and simmer for about 50 minutes or until all of the water is absorbed. Let stand for 10 minutes 2) While the rice is cooking, cut the kale into large pieces and blanch the kale. Bring a medium pot of salted water to boil. Dunk the kale in the water for about 60 seconds and then remove and let cool. Squeeze out the excess water. 3) Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a medium skillet and sauté the kale for a couple of minutes. Then add the currants, pine nuts and spices. Add the rice and toss to combine. Adjust olive oil and salt to taste, and add fresh mint to finish. Serves 4