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Lemon Rice with Turkey

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Lemon Rice with Turkey
  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 6
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Enjoy this delicious lemon rice with turkey that’s ready in an hour – perfect for a dinner.

Ingredients

1
cup uncooked long-grain brown rice
2 3/4
cups water
8
medium green onions, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
cup chicken broth
1 1/2
lb uncooked turkey breast slices, about 1/4 inch thick, cut into 3x1/4x1/4-inch strips
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/3
cup lemon juice
1
tablespoon capers, rinsed, drained
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1 Cook brown rice in water as directed on package, drain if necessary.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, cook onions, garlic and broth over medium heat about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions are tender.
  • 3 Stir in turkey. Cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 Stir in cooked rice and remaining ingredients except parsley. Cook about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice is hot and turkey is no longer pink in center. Remove from heat. Stir in parsley.
Tips  

To reduce fat, refrigerate the chicken broth before using; the fat will rise to the top and you can remove it easily.

Whole Grain Serving: 1

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
20
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
3%
(
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
75mg
24%
Sodium
270mg
11%
Potassium
370mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
9%
(
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
,
Sugars
1g
)
Protein
30g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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