Tarragon Herb Brown Rice

Cooking Time

45 minutes


4 side servings; 2 entree servings


1 cup brown rice - cooked according to package directions.

1 cup chopped mushrooms

1 cup chopped spinach (optional)

1 tablespoon coconut oil - or for a healthier choice use vegetable broth; use broth for the Elimination Diet.

1 teaspoon minced garlic

2 tablespoons crushed tarragon or 1/4 cup fresh tarragon

1/2 teaspoon pink salt

1/2 teaspoon white pepper (black is ok if that's all you have)

3/4 cup chopped onion - 1/2 large onion

2 tablespoons capers


1)     Cook rice according to package directions. Prepare vegetables while rice cooks.

2)     Saute chopped onions in oil - or broth if using; cook until onions are opaque about 4 - 5 minutes. (Use broth for the Elimination Diet).

3)     Add minced garlic, and mix until fragrant.

4)     Add mushrooms and cook 3-4 minutes - until mushrooms release their moisture and cook to almost done.

5)     Add spinach & tarragon and cook until spinach is soft, but remains bright green.

6)     Add cooked rice and mix thoroughly to heat..

7)     Add capers; stir briefly to mix. 

8)      Season to taste with salt & pepper & serve.

The picture below is this delicious Tarragon Herb Mushroom Rice paired with Crispy Crab Cakes and Tarragon Caper Tartar Sauce.

Bon Appetite!


This recipe is all mine folks! Bon Appetite!