Royal rice recipe

  • Serves 2-4
  • 10-15mins to prepare
  • 134 calories / serving
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Place the rice into the mixing bowl. An adult will already have cooked it for you, cooled it for a short time to room temperature, then transferred it to the fridge. Rice should be used within one day.

Wash and dry the peppers and apricots, before snipping them into small pieces using scissors and adding them to the mixing bowl. Children could also choose to add their favourite fruit and vegetables, such as raisins, grated carrot, tomatoes or cucumber.

Mix in the kidney beans. Children will enjoy seeing all the colours coming together!

Snip the coriander and sprinkle into the bowl.

Pour over the dressing.

Mix everything together and serve. You could also try using cooked pasta or potatoes rather than rice.

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This is a Let’s Cookalong recipe from The Tesco Eat Happy Project, helping children have a healthier, happier relationship with food.

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  • Ingredients

  • 150g (5oz) cold cooked rice
  • 1/2 orange pepper, deseeded
  • 1/2 green pepper, deseeded
  • 4 dried apricots
  • 100g (3 1/2oz) canned red kidney beans, drained
  • 15g (1/2oz) fresh coriander
  • 15ml (1tbsp) low-fat dressing
  • Energy 570kj 134kcal 7%
  • Fat 1g 1%
  • Saturates 0g 1%
  • Sugars 14g 15%
  • Salt 0.4g 6%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 29g Protein 4.5g Fibre 5.1g

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