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Rice Soup

Rice Soup

10 oz (283g) Ground Beef 1 Cup Rice 2 oz (57g)Basil 1.5 oz (42g) Basil 1.5 oz (42g) Chives 1.5 oz (42g) Cilantro 1 Onion 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil Curry Seasoning (Advieh) Salt, Black Pepper, Turmeric PREPARATIONS: 1- Dice the onion. 2- Mince the herbs (basil, leek chives, cilantro). Note: 2 oz basil should be separated from the 1.5 oz basil, leek chives and cilantro. 3- Dice the tomatoes. 4- Clean/rinse the rice. DIRECTIONS: 1- Fry diced onions until golden. 2- Meanwhile, combine 1.5 oz minced basil, chives and cilantro, with ground beef. 3- Add salt, black pepper, curry seasoning (Advieh), and turmeric as much as you'd prefer. 4- Mix until all the ingredients are well mixed. Make meatball shapes as small or big you'd like. 5- Add the meatballs to the fried onions and fry for few more minutes until the meatballs turn dark. 6- Stir in the rice. Pour in water until covers the rice thoroughly. 7- Stir and over medium heat, simmer until the rice is tender. 8- Now add diced tomatoes and the 2 oz minced basil. 9- Add more water to cover all of the ingredients. 10- Stir and boil for another 10 minutes over medium heat.

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Rice Soup Calories & Nutrition Values

Rice Soup Calories & Nutrition Values

Rice Soup is quite nutrition. It is complete meal and it's ranked as Grade A (minus) Food. It contains very high amounts of vitamin B6, vitamin B12 and more than 10 percent vitamin C. Rice Soup contains very high amounts of iron. It is also a good source of protein. One serving of rice soup (100g) has 13.2g protein. 3.5 oz (100g) of Rice Soup has 193 calories (54 calories from fat), 6g total fat (1.6g Saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 318mg Potassium and 20.8g Total Carbohydrates. Rice soup contains high amounts of selenium. One of basic roles of selenium in body is recycling of vitamin C which ultimately increases antioxidant protection. Rice soup can be served as side or it can make a nice and nutritious lunch or for those of us who wants to cut on few hundred extra calories it can make a great dinner too. Rice contains high amounts of dietary fiber which can help lose weight.

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Fesenjan (Fesenjoon)

  • 1 Medium Onion
  • 2 Pieces Chicken Breast
  • 10 oz (283g) Walnut
  • 2 Tbsp Sugar
  • Salt
  • 6 Tbsp Pomegranate Paste
  • 1 Tsp Tomato Paste

1- Dice an onion.
2- Cut chicken breast in small pieces (as preferred).
3- Grind the walnuts.
4- Boil 3 cups of water.


1- Fry the onions in a pot with 2 tbsp of vegetable oil until translucent.
2- Meanwhile, fry the sliced chicken breast in a frying pan with 2 tbsp vegetable oil.
3- Add the ground walnuts to the fried onions pot, stir and continue frying for few more minutes.
4- Add 3 cups of boiling water to the pot, cover the pot with a lid and simmer for 10 minutes.
5- Add the fried chicken breast to the pot. Cover the pot with a lid and continue simmering for 15 to 20 minutes more (until chicken's fully cooked).
6- Add salt, 2 tbsp sugar, 6 tbsp pomegranate paste and 1 tsp tomato paste, stir well and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes more.

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