Preparation / Directions:
Spray the bottom of a large, heavy-lidded pot with nonstick spray. Heat to medium heat and saute onion rings and garlic. Add rice and stir to brown lightly. Add vegetable stock and tomatoes. Stir in turmeric, carrots, and artichoke hearts. Cover and reduce heat to simmer for 10 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, cover, and continue to simmer for 10 to 15 minutes more until rice is done.
*If using brown rice, ad dcarrots and artichoke hearts when 20 minutes of cooking time remains. Add remaining ingredients 10 minutes later.