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Fresh Food Box Recipe: Brown Rice Vegetable Stir Fry

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Topic: October 28th Healthy Cooking Session

Time: Oct 28, 2021 05:00 PM America/Toronto

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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 50 minute

Servings: 2-4


  • 2 cup brown rice

  • 1 cup cabbage, chopped

  • 1 head of broccoli, chopped

  • 1 bell pepper, sliced

  • 1 small zucchini, chopped

  • 1 can of chickpeas

  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced

  • 1/4 tsp of cayenne pepper (1 Tablespoon is provided, please measure out before using in recipe. The more you add, the more spicy it will be)

  • 4 tbsp of soy sauce

  • 1 TBSP oil (olive or vegetable)


  1. Cook the rice: Pour 2 cup rice and 4 cups water into a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Once boiling, stir rice, cover with a lid and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 45 minutes. Let stand, covered, for 5 mins.

  2. Pour some water in a frying pan or wok and bring to boil. Then add the vegetables (make sure they are covered in water) and cook for 1-2 minutes over high heat. Drain the vegetables and set aside.

  3. Heat 1 tbsp oil (olive or vegetable) in the frying pan and add chopped garlic & cayenne pepper. Cook over high heat for 1 minute, stirring occasionally.

  4. Open 1 can of chickpeas and drain them. Add chickpeas to the pan as desired and stir. Add the vegetables, rice and soy sauce. Cook for 1-2 more minutes.

  5. Enjoy!

  6. Store the brown rice stir-fry in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 5 days.


This recipe is just a recommendation and can be adjusted to your preferences. Feel free to add more vegetables, chicken, beef, tofu, or spices to the stir fry!


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