• Course


  • Prep time

    5 Mins

  • cook time

    55 Mins

  • servings



  • ⅓ cup butter, divided
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup Lotus Foods Organic Red Rice
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 14oz can chopped or cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2½ cups vegetable broth
  • ¼ cup finely grated parmesan, plus additional for garnish
  • sea salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste
  • fresh basil, for garnish

    product used in the recipe

    Organic Red Rice

    • 1

      Preheat oven to 375°F/190°C.

    • 2

      Add 3 tbsp butter and the onion to a large, oven-proof pan with a lid, or a Dutch oven. Cook on medium-high heat for 3-4 mins, until onion has softened.

    • 3

      Add rice and garlic, stir, and gently cook for 1 min.

    • 4

      Add tinned tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, oregano, and vegetable broth. Stir until evenly mixed. Place lid on pan and place in oven for 45-50 mins, stirring halfway through. If there is still some liquid in the pot but rice is tender after 45-50 mins, remove lid and return to oven for 5 more mins.

    • 5

      Remove from oven and stir in parmesan and remaining butter. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

    • 6

      Serve immediately with more parmesan and fresh basil, as preferred.

    product used in the recipe

    Organic Red Rice

    Instruction video