Lemon Rice with Garlic and Dill

Bright flavors for brown rice

Authored by: Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health

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  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes one hour
  • Serves: 6
  • Suitable Diets: Macrobiotic, Vegan, Vegetarian


  • 2 cups medium grain brown rice, rinsed and drained
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt


Dry roast the rice in a skillet for about 10 minutes or until slightly browned with a nutty aroma. Add in the lemon zest, garlic and salt and water. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce the heat and simmer until all the liquid is absorbed. Add in the dill and fluff with a fork.