Low Fodmap Tomato Basil Rice

Low Fodmap Tomato Basil Rice

Low Fodmap Tomato Basil Rice – a delicious rice dish that can be served both as a main or as a side dish.
Course Main, Side
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword low FODMAP, Rice, Tomato
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Manuela Zangara


  • 1 ½ tbsp low fodmap garlic olive oil
  • ½ cup green onion green part only, chopped
  • 1 ¼ tsp dried basil
  • 180 gms – 1 cup long-grain rice I used Jasmin
  • 435 ml – 1 ¾ cup low fodmap vegetable or chicken stock
  • 2 ½ tbsp tomato paste
  • ¾ tsp sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 sprig basil
  • 1/3 cup basil leaves chopped


  1. Heat the garlic olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the green onion and stir. Add the dried basil and tomato paste and stir.
  2. Add the rice and paprika. Mix well. Add the stock and sugar. Bring to a boil. Cover and reduce the heat to the minimum. Cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the sprig of basil. Cover and continue cooking for 10 minutes or until the liquid is fully absorbed.
  4. Remove from the heat and set aside, covered, for 5 minutes.
  5. Remove the basil sprig. Fluff with a fork, taste for salt. Then leave to stand for another 5 minutes, uncovered.
  6. Stir through fresh basil and serve immediately.