Moroccan Rice with Lima Beans

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Take your taste buds on a journey with the exotic flavor provided by the tang of yogurt and cumin in this dish!

Serves: 6
Serving size: 0.75 cups
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time:  45 minutes
Total time: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 2 cups brown rice, cooked
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup green onions, sliced thin
  • 2 cups frozen lima beans, rinsed under cool water until thawed
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • ¼ cup parsley, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ cup plain yogurt
  • ½ cup milk
  • Fresh parsley for garnish – optional

Directions

  1. Over medium heat, heat olive oil in a medium skillet.
  2. Add the green onions and cook for 1-2 minutes, do not allow it to brown.
  3. Add the lima beans, water, chopped parsley, salt, pepper, and cumin.
  4. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in yogurt, milk, and rice.
  6. Add more yogurt and/or milk as needed for the dish to be creamy.
  7. Adjust salt and pepper.
  8. Top with parsley, if using.

Nutrition Information per Serving

  • Serving Size: 1/6th of the recipe
  • Calories: 210
  • Carbohydrates: 34 grams
  • Fiber: 5 grams
  • Protein: 7 grams
  • Fat: 5 grams
  • Sodium: 45 mg
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