Has the price of rice increased? Discover 5 recipes to replace

Canjica with dried meat – Photo: Guia da Cozinha

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Shopping with increasingly expensive foods is much more difficult! One of the biggest increases in recent times has been rice, an ever-present ingredient in Brazilian meals. If you are looking for recipes to replace rice and save on shopping, then you are in the right place!

The Cooking Guide shows you several tasty tips for turning your meal around while still eating something nutritious. There is an option with hominy, sweet potato, cassava and more! Discover 5 ideal recipes to replace rice:

Learn 5 recipes ideal for substituting rice

Canjica with dried meat

Canjica with dried meat - Photo: Guia da Cozinha

Canjica with dried meat – Photo: Guia da Cozinha

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Time: 1h (+ 2h soaking)

Performance: 6 servings

Difficulty: easy

ingrediants

  • 2 cups of white corn
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 100 g of bacon, cut into cubes
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 minced clove of garlic
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Dried meat

  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 2 cups dried, desalinated, cooked and chopped meat
  • Salt, pepper and chopped parsley to taste

crumbs

  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 diced onion
  • 1/2 cup (tea) of fine cassava flour

Method of preparation

Wash the little man in running water and immerse him in water for 2 hours. Drain, pour into a pressure cooker, cover with water, add bay leaf and cover. Cook for 30 minutes on low heat after the pressure starts and turn off. Meanwhile, prepare the farofa by melting the butter in a large pan over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté until golden brown. Sprinkle with flour and fry for 2 minutes. Reserve. In a pan, fry the bacon in its own fat until it starts to brown. Add the onion and garlic and brown. Pour the little man with the cooking broth, add salt and pepper and cook for 10 minutes or until thickened. In a pan, melt the butter and brown the onion for 5 minutes or until it is wilted. Add the meat and sauté for 5 minutes. Season with salt, pepper and scent of greenery and pour into a serving dish with the farofa. Serve with the little man.

Pasta with broccoli

Pasta with broccoli and dried meat - Photo: Guia da Cozinha

Pasta with broccoli and dried meat – Photo: Guia da Cozinha

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Time: 20 min

Performance: 6 servings

Difficulty: Easy

ingrediants

  • 6 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 diced onion
  • 4 crushed garlic cloves
  • 1 kg of dried, desalinated, cooked and chopped meat
  • 3 cups broccoli, cooked al dente, chopped
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 pack of cooked durum wheat pasta (500 g)
  • 1/2 cup of pasta cooking water
  • Freshly grated Parmesan for sprinkling

Method of preparation

In a pan, melt the butter over medium heat and brown the onion and garlic for 4 minutes. Add the dried meat and sauté for 3 minutes. Add the broccoli and sauté for 2 minutes. Mix the sauté with the cooked pasta, add the cooking water kept aside, mix and sprinkle with the Parmesan. Serve immediately

Minas sweet potato

Minas sweet potato - Photo: Guia da Cozinha

Minas sweet potato – Photo: Guia da Cozinha

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Time: 40 min

Performance: 4 servings

Difficulty: easy

ingrediants

  • 600 g of diced sweet potatoes
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • Salt, pepper and chopped parsley to taste
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 crushed cloves of garlic
  • 2 chopped seedless cherry tomatoes
  • 100 g of grated Parmesan cheese

Method of preparation

In a pan, cook the potato in boiling water with the vegetable broth and salt for 4 minutes after boiling. Drain. In a pan, heat the oil over medium heat and brown the onion and garlic for 3 minutes. Add the tomatoes and sauté for another 2 minutes. Add the potato and sauté for another 4 minutes. Season with salt, pepper and parsley, transfer to a serving dish, sprinkle with Parmesan and serve.

Creamy Mandioquinha kibebe

Creamy Mandioquinha kibebe - Photo: Guia da Cozinha

Creamy Mandioquinha kibebe – Photo: Guia da Cozinha

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Time: 30 minutes

Performance: 5 servings

Difficulty: easy

ingrediants

  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 800 g of chopped cassava
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley (green)
  • 1 cup (tea) of water
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 jar of cream cheese (200 g)
  • 100 g diced fried bacon
  • Chopped parsley for sprinkling

Method of preparation

Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat and fry the garlic and onion for 2 minutes. Add the mandioquinha, the green smell and sauté for 3 minutes. Add water, salt and cook until tender. Turn off, mix the curd and sprinkle with the bacon and parsley. Serve immediately.

pasta with white sauce

Pasta with white sauce - Photo: Guia da Cozinha

Pasta with white sauce – Photo: Guia da Cozinha

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Time: 40 min

Performance: 5 servings

Difficulty: Easy

ingrediants

  • 1 packet of noodles with bow tie (500 g)
  • 4 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons of wheat flour
  • 3 cups of milk (tea)
  • 1 cup canned peas (drained)
  • 2 cups of ham (diced)
  • 1 cup (tea) of cream
  • Salt to taste

Method of preparation

For the sauce, melt the butter in a pan over medium heat and brown the onion for 4 minutes. Sprinkle with flour and fry for 2 minutes. Add the milk and stir until it thickens. Add the peas, ham, cream, season with salt and cook for another 2 minutes. Turn off and book. Cook the macaroni according to package directions and add them to the sauce. Transfer to a large refractory and serve.

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