Provencal Rice Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time35 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Vegetable oil2 Tablespoon
 Courgettes8 Ounce, sliced (225 Gram)
 Red pepper1 , chopped
 Yellow pepper1 , chopped
 Tomatoes4 , peeled and quartered
 Onions2 Medium, sliced
 Seasoning To Taste
 Marjoram1 Teaspoon
 Long grain rice8 Ounce (225 Gram)
 Stock1 Pint (600 Milliliter)
 Fresh thyme sprig1
 Bay leaf1
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
 French beans6 Ounce, sliced, poached for 5 minutes (175 Gram)
 Grated gruyere cheese3 Ounce (75 Gram)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 488 Calories from Fat 148

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g25.5%

Saturated Fat 5.7 g28.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1.2 mg

Sodium 209.9 mg8.7%

Total Carbohydrates 70 g23.4%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 10.6 g

Protein 16 g32.9%

Vitamin A 46.8% Vitamin C 222.8%

Calcium 9.2% Iron 15.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat the oil in a pan.
2. Mix together the courgettes, peppers, tomatoes and onions and place in the oil.
3. Fry the mixture over a high heat for 5 minutes, stirring continuously.
4. Season with salt, pepper and marjoram.
5. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
6. Add the rice and cook for 2-3 minutes before adding the stock, thyme, bay leaf, crushed garlic and beans.
7. Bring to the boil and stir once.
8. Lower heat to simmer, cover and cook for 15 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid absorbed.
9. Serve with the grated cheese as desired.