Loaded with fall favorites like pumpkin and corn, this vibrant and delicious yellow rice is a perfect side dish for any get together with family, friends or holiday meal. For best results, use Carolina® White Rice.
Heat oil in large saucepan set over medium heat; cook sage leaves for 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp. Transfer to plate; set aside.
Add onion, bell pepper and garlic to saucepan; cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until softened. Stir in rice, pumpkin, annatto and sazon seasoning; cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until rice is well coated.
Stir in broth; bring to boil. Stir in corn and olives.
Reduce heat to low; cover and cook for 20 minutes or until rice and pumpkin are tender, and most of the liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes.
Fluff rice mixture with fork. Garnish with sage leaves.
Combine the following ingredients:
1 tbsp ground coriander
1 tbsp ground cumin
1 ½ tsp. turmeric
1 ½ tsp. sweet paprika
1 tbsp garlic powder
1 tbsp Kosher Salt
2 tsp. oregano
1 tsp. onion powder
1 tsp. ground black pepper
Add ¼ tsp. Cayenne for a spicy kick (optional)
There are many ways to get that signature yellow hue for your yellow rice dish from Turmeric Yellow Rice to using a special Yellow Rice Seasoned Mix, but we’ve chosen other natural ingredients like annatto and fall pumpkin to give it not only vibrant color but delicious taste. This is one flavor-packed side to add to your list of savory recipes using yellow rice!
Similar to a rice pilaf, this yellow rice starts with a base of fresh herbs and vegetables such as sage, onion, red pepper and garlic sautéed together with white rice, pumpkin, annatto and sazon seasoning all simmered in broth. If you want to make this dish completely vegetarian simply swap in vegetable broth for the chicken broth.
Looking for ways you can serve this delicious side? On account of the seasonal flavors of pumpkin and corn, it’s perfect for serving at family get-togethers or holiday meals to pair with a turkey, chicken, ham or even vegetarian tofurkey.
Looking for more delicious sides or main dishes you can add to your table? Try this Stuffed Butternut Squash with pork, jasmine rice and apple or a Roasted Harvest Veggie Paella.
It works perfectly as a side or top with shredded chicken for a main meal during the week.
If pumpkin is not in season, substitute butternut squash or carrots.
Substitute fried parsley for sage if desired.
Substitute vegetable broth for chicken broth.