Colorful Rice

Colorful Rice Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


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

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8 (4 cups)
15 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


1 Tbsp
canola oil
1/4 c
finely chopped onion
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
1/8 tsp
black pepper

How to Make Colorful Rice


  • 1Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Saute onion, garlic, and rice for 4-5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • 2Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • 3PER 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.

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About Colorful Rice

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