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Gluten-Free Baked Black Rice Bites
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Vegetarian
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: snack, gluten free, rice
Servings: 6
Calories: 219 kcal
Author: Amie Valpone
  • 1 cups organic black rice
  • 2 cups purified water
  • 1/2 cup organic egg whites
  • 2 Tbsp. organic salsa
  • 2 Tbsp. All Purpose Gluten-Free Flour
  • 1/3 cup fresh organic baby spinach
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh organic parsley
  • 1 cup dairy-free vegan cheese such as GO Veggie! Vegan Cheese
  • 1/4 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/6 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 1 tsp. sesame seeds
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cup organic tomato sauce for serving
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray a 12-cup muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  3. Cook black rice in 2 cups of boiling water a large pot on the stove top over medium heat. Cover and cook until tender, approximately 20-25 minutes. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, combine cooked rice with egg whites, salsa, flour, spinach, parsley, cheese, chili powder, cumin, crushed red pepper, sesame seeds, sea salt and pepper; mix well to combine. Transfer mixture into the prepared muffin tray.
  5. Bake about 20 minutes until lightly browned on top. Let cool five minutes then remove from muffin tin. Serve warm.
Recipe Notes

Serving Size: 1 Muffin Calories: 114.5 cal • Fat: 2.9 g • Protein: 5.1 g • Carb: 18.5 g • Fiber: 1.1 g • Sugar: 4.5 g • Sodium: 356.9 mg

Nutrition Facts
Gluten-Free Baked Black Rice Bites
Amount Per Serving
Calories 219 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 566mg25%
Potassium 288mg8%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 894IU18%
Vitamin C 10mg12%
Calcium 46mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.