Colorful Rice Recipe

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Colorful Rice

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

This Guatemalan dish looks so festive on a holiday table. From Diabetic Cooking for Latinos.


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Serves:

8 (4 cups)

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
canola oil
1/4 c
finely chopped onion
1
garlic clove, minced
1 c
long grain rice
1/4 c
finely diced carrots
1/4 c
finely chopped green or red bell pepper
1/4 c
frozen corn
1/4 c
frresh or frozen peas
2 c
defatted low-sodium chicken broth
1/4 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Saute onion, garlic, and rice for 4-5 minutes, stirring constantly.
2
Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender.
3
PER 1/2 CUP Exchanges
1 1/2 Starch. Calories 118; Calories from Fat 18; Total Fat 2 g; Saturated Fat 0 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 200 mg; Carbohydrate 22 g; Dietary Fiber 1 g; Sugars 1 g; Protein 3 g.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Latin American