Duvec (Bosnia)

Duvec (Bosnia)

Ingredients:
Serves 4

  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped bell pepper
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tomatoes
  • ½ cup frozen or fresh peas
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley leaves for garnish

Directions:

  1. In a medium size pan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Sauté onion, pepper, and carrot until softened, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add garlic and chopped tomatoes then cook for 5 more minutes stirring frequently.
  3. Mix in the rice, peas, paprika, and chili powder, if using. If you like it spicy, adjust the amount of chili powder.
  4. Next, add broth and bring to a boil. Lower the heat, cover and cook until liquid is absorbed, about 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with chopped parsley leaves.