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Thick and Hearty Veggie Porridge
  This is a Japanese style rice porridge (okayu) mixed with vegetables. Cooking in your food jar not only shortens your cook time, but there is no need to worry about scorching either!
<For 12 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jars>
Ingredients (serves 1):

  • 3 Tbsp. short grain white rice
  • 1 Tbsp. onion, minced
  • 1 Swiss chard leaf (1-1/3 cup), chopped
  • 2 mushrooms, sliced 
  • 1 Tbsp. carrot, peeled, diced small
  • 1 Tbsp. frozen or canned corn
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
<For 17 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jars>
Ingredients (serves 1): 

  • 1/4 cup short grain white rice
  • 2 Tbsp. onion, minced
  • 1 Swiss chard leaf (1-1/3 cup), chopped
  • 3 mushrooms, sliced 
  • 2 Tbsp. carrot, peeled, diced small
  • 2 Tbsp. frozen or canned corn
  • 1-1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/4 tsp. salt 
*This recipe was developed for Stainless Steel Food Jars SW-GCE36 and SW-EAE35/50. Adjustments may be required for making this recipe in other Food Jar models.  

*Please make sure not to overfill the food jar with ingredients, as ingredients will expand with cooking, and may cause the lid to burst.
1

Preheat the food jar by pouring boiling water (not included in the ingredients list). Close the lid and allow to preheat. 
2

Rinse rice well and drain. Place rinsed rice and all other ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Skim the surface if needed.
3

Discard hot water from the food jar. Fill with soup from step 2 until 1cm below the ridge and close lid. If soup does not fill to 1 cm below the ridge, add hot water to adjust. Allow porridge to cook for a minimum of 90 minutes and up to 6 hours.
4

Make sure to consume within 6 hours to prevent from spoiling.
5

Enjoy!
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