Simple, nutritious and low-fat food is actually some of the cheapest food out there. Brown Rice and dry beans are about $1.50 per pound. A pound of dry beans cooks up about six cups of beans, equal to five cans.
Brown rice is packed with nutrition, and cheap. It goes well with practically anything and I think brown rice tastes a lot better than white rice. I make big batches and keep it in the fridge for quick meals.
Learning to cook brown rice is easy. You just need the patience to leave it alone and resist temptation to lift the lid and stir it. For me, this was not easy!
Cooking Brown Rice
Brown Rice Method one:
Do not lift the lid, not even once until 45 Minutes are up!
Brown Rice Method two:
|Pre-soaking brown rice cuts the cooking time in half!
Do not lift the lid, not even once until 20 minutes are up!
If you’re not sure how to use brown rice, here are some recipes to get you started: