Ginger Brown Rice with Kale

This was suppose to be for supper tonight but turned out so good we couldn't wait.
So...lunch and supper it is. No complaining from me.

It's awesome!

I ended up adding just a touch of salt and pepper once it was done 
but that's going to depend on how salty your broth is. 

We ate it with a drizzle of soy sauce, but it would also be 
great with a drop or two of sesame oil  and/or toasted sesame seeds. 

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Ginger Brown Rice with Kale
Serves 6-8

1 tbsp Olive Oil
1/2 Onion, small dice
2 Carrots, small dice
2 Garlic Clove, minced
1 tsp Fresh Ginger, microplane or finely minced
Pinch Red Pepper Flakes
1 1/2 cups Brown Rice
1 1/2 cups Kale, stems removed and chopped (3-4 large stalks)
3 cups Chicken Broth
2 tsp Balsamic Vinegar
1 tsp Tamari or Soy Sauce

Heat up olive oil in a large saucepan. Add onion, carrots, garlic, ginger and red pepper flakes; sauté 3-4 minutes. Stir in rice until well combined; stir in kale. Add broth, vinegar and soy sauce. Bring to a boil; cover and reduce heat. Simmer for 35-45 minutes. Let sit covered for 5-10 minutes. Taste for seasoning and add salt and pepper if needed. 

Serve with a drizzle of soy sauce or a few drops of sesame oil, if desired.

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