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Lotus Foods, Heirloom Forbidden Rice 15oz

Regular price $72.00

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Description:
Legend has it that this ancient grain, referred to as “longevity rice,” was eaten exclusively by the emperors of China to increase health and ensure a long life. This medium-size heirloom rice is treasured for it’s delicious roasted nutty taste, soft texture, nutritional contentand beautiful deep purple color. Lotus Foods has been purchasing our Forbidden Rice® from small family farms in the Black Dragon River region of China's sub-arctic Northeast provinces for over 20 years. This whole grain is a natural source of magnesium, protein and fiber.

Cooking Instructions:
Combine 1 ¾ cups of water, 1 cup rice and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from heat. Let stand covered for a few minutes. Fluff and serve. A rice cooker may be used with the same water-to-rice ratio.

Serving Suggestions:
A dramatic presence on any plate, this rice lends itself to:

  • Stir-fries
  • Pilafs
  • Sprinkled in salads and soups
  • Puddings and breakfast cereals

Ingredients:

100% Organic Black Rice.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1/3 cup
Servings Per Container: 7
Amount Per Serving % DV*
Energy
200 Kcal
Total Fat 2 g 3%
   Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
   Trans Fat 0 g
Sodium 0 mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 43 g 14%
   Dietary Fiber 3 g 10%
   Total Sugars 1 g
Protein 6 g
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.