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Confetti Brown Rice

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Confetti Brown Rice
  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 6
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Colorful veggies and a hint of lemon juice brighten up this savory rice dish.

Ingredients

1
tablespoon margarine
1/2
cup uncooked brown rice
1 1/2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms (4 ounces)
2
medium green onions, thinly sliced (2 tablespoons)
1 1/4
cups water
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cups frozen broccoli, corn and red peppers, (from 1-pound bag), cooked and drained
1
tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

  • 1 Melt margarine in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook rice, mushrooms and onions in margarine about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions are tender. Stir in water, salt and pepper. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally; reduce heat.
  • 2 Cover and simmer about 50 minutes or until rice is tender; drain if necessary. Stir in vegetables and lemon juice. Heat uncovered, stirring occasionally, until hot.
Tips  

Two cups of leftover cooked veggies work well in place of the frozen veggie mixture. What a great way to clean out your refrigerator!

This satisfying rice dish makes a good filling for warmed flour tortillas. Roll ‘em up and call ‘em Rice Wraps!

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
25
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
3 g
(
Saturated Fat
1 g
)
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
230 mg
Potassium
190 mg
Total Carbohydrate
18 g
(
Dietary Fiber
3 g
)
Protein
3 g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
22%
22%
Vitamin C
24%
24%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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