20 Oct

Uncle Ben’s – Prize Pack – CLOSED

In our home, we make rice with nearly every single meal (unless we are having pasta).  Rice seems to be a staple in our home.  My parents and grandparents generation had potatoes with every meal, but I think all of you (who are around the same age as me,,, and if you want to know how old I am, here’s my birthday post) would agree that we have rice on our dinner plate more often than any other starch.

Uncle Ben’s sent me their newest line of Whole Grain White rice for review. The rice looks and tastes like regular white rice, but has the benefits of whole grains. One variety of rice that I actually used and make on my own is Broccoli Cheddar.  I received a package of Broccoli and Cheddar Whole Grain White rice.  It was very easy to make, I simply had to add 1 3/4 cups of water to the contents of the box.  I love when things are that easy, because I have been known to mess up recipes.  I did a quick stir, put the pot on the stove let it boil, turned down the element and about 10 minutes later, took the pot off the element – EASY!

I thought I had made the rice wrong (which I wasn’t surprised about), because it seemed really runny, but after re-reading the box, it says that it’s suppose to be creamy.  So, I mixed it up and tried it, and it was super yummy.  Although it didn’t look like the rice on the box, the rice was cooked perfectly and it was delicious.

The Uncle Ben’s Whole Grain White Rice is also good for you, here are all the benefits:

  • Good Source of Fiber
  • 44g Whole Grains per Serving*
  • Low Fat
  • Low Saturated Fat
  • 0g Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol‡ Free
  • Made with Natural Ingredients
  • 100% Natural Flavors
  • No Preservatives
  • Lacto-Vegetarian

For a nice change from plain white rice, the Broccoli and cheddar rice is delicious and has all the benefits of Whole Grain – just don’t tell the kids.

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549 thoughts on “Uncle Ben’s – Prize Pack – CLOSED

  1. I didn’t realize that Uncle Ben’s had boil-in-bag rice! I also didn’t know they had rice pudding!

    Jase
    vslavetopassionv(at)aol(dot)com

  2. When checking out the Uncle Ben’s site I saw an article saying they have teamed up with a foodbank in the US to provide meals for needy kids who might otherwise go hungry. I also found a lot of recipes that sounded good for next time I need a little meal inspiration.

  3. We have been eating these prepared pouches and love them. Noticed they has rice pudding and soups which we haven’t tried yet. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway

  4. I found they have recipes on their site. I found one for Mushroom and Spinach Stir-Fry that looks really good!
    Thanks!
    jackievillano at gmail dot com

  5. I visited the web site and learned that Uncle Bens also has Rice pudding.
    I did not know that you can get rice pudding. Great!!

  6. They have some great recipes on the website — like this one: MUSHROOM AND SPINACH STIR-FRY
    Thanks for the chance to win

  7. the UNCLE BEN’S® Chicken, Apple, Walnut and Brown Rice Salad looks delicious
    jmajor4870(at)aol(dot)com

  8. They have some awesome recipes on the Uncle Ben’s site! The Turkey Rice Fajitas sound delicious and look easy to make!

    ty

    nancyrobster at gmail dot com

  9. On Uncle Ben’s site I saw some great recipes I’d love to try like their
    Sesame Chicken Stir-Fry
    carolrector(at)hotmail(dot)com

  10. ■All UNCLE BEN’S® parboiled long grain white and flavored rice are enriched with B-vitamins, including thiamin, folic acid, and niacin, as well as iron. It naturally has minerals like phosphorous, magnesium and potassium.

    rhondastruthers at yahoo dot ca

  11. Uncle Bens has soup and rice pudding, who knew!!
    I would like to try the SPICY SWEET AND SOUR CHICKEN AND RICE Recipe sounds
    so good.

  12. I like the recipe section, simple to make with a few ingredients.
    I especially like the Spicy Brown Rice with Shrimp.

  13. took a look at the recipes on the site and found one that I would
    really like to try making – Family Style Enchilada Rice and Beef

    bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

  14. A great recipe for Chicken, Apple, Brown Rice and Walnut salad. Mmm Thanks, Maureen (jnomaxx at hotmail dot com)

  15. I went to Uncle Ben’s site…and saw that they had delicious recipes,
    especially the Mushroom and Spinach stir-fry.

  16. I found lots of great recipes. I’ve always wanted to learn how to make rice pudding and also stuffed peppers. I found recipes for both on this site. Thanks! It was fun navigating around Uncle Ben’s office 🙂

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  18. I looked at the Uncle Ben’s site, and saw that they have rice pudding – french vanilla, and cinnamon and raisins – would realy love to try that!

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  20. At the Uncle Ben’s site I saw a recipe section and found a recipe for Whole Grain Santa Fe Chicken Quesadillas.

  21. I loved exploring Ben’s office. Rice is naturally sodium- and gluten-
    free, and hypoallergenic.

    tdlsfm(at)gmail(dot)com

  22. One of the flavors of ready rice that sounded delicious creamy four cheese flavored rice. They have 15 other delicious varieties of ready rice.

  23. I read that a one-cup serving of Uncle Ben’s 100% whole grain products meets the USDA daily requirement of three-ounce servings of whole grains-I’m always looking for ways to add whole grains to our diet.

  24. I love that you can search the recipes on the Uncle Ben’s site based
    on which Uncle Ben’s products you have on hand.
    rsgrandinetti@yahoo(DOT)com

  25. I saw a recipe on the Uncle Ben’s website for Apple Rice Crisp that sounds delicious!

    LittleLadybug_17(at)yahoo(dot)com

  26. Thanks for the giveaway…”Ben’s Office” @ the Uncle Ben’s web page has a great interactive history of the company,
    and a description of the rice plant.

    senorpiero [at] yahoo [dot] com

  27. I saw where a one-cup serving of UNCLE BEN’S® 100% whole grain products virtually meets the USDA daily requirement of three-ounce servings of whole grains

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