Pumpkin-Carrot Rice Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Pumpkin-Carrot Rice Recipe
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Pumpkin-Carrot Rice

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"This was a dish my mom made. I am from the Caribbean where pumpkin is a savory vegetable. I serve this with pork chops or roasted pork and it always gets rave reviews. If I am in a hurry, I use canned carrots and mash them. "

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Original recipe makes 5 cups Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    50 mins

    1 hr


  1. Bring the brown rice and water to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender, and the liquid has been absorbed, 45 to 50 minutes.
  2. When the rice has nearly finished cooking, heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat, and cook and stir garlic just until fragrant. Reduce heat to medium, stir in pumpkin, and cook until heated through, about 1 minute. Stir in carrots and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in salt and cloves. Remove from heat; stir in the cooked rice until well blended. Serve warm.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 23, 2009

I thought this was an interesting and tasty variation on brown rice. We prefer to eat brown rice for health reasons, but I don't really care for it, so I'm always looking for ways to jazz it up. We had this rice with pork chops and will definitely be making it again.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 27, 2009

This was ok. I followed the recipe exactly. HOwever, I found the clove flavor to be kind of strong and I was expecting it to be sweet for some reason.


8 Ratings

Nov 28, 2011

I did not care for this recipe.

Oct 28, 2009

This seemed like a great idea but it was too thick and the clove flavor was definitely too strong and the pumpkin to overpowering..this needs some other ingredient to mix up the taste.

Apr 14, 2013

Love the cloves for an added touch! This is a great way to serve rice for a change of pace!

Oct 25, 2010

Did not care for this one.

Jul 29, 2013

i also thought the clove was too strong...and it needed something - like a lot more salt? won't make this again


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  • Calories
  • 187 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33.7 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 4.5 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 3.3 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 218 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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