Broccoli-Rice Salad

Looking for a new side for chicken, fish or beef? A flavored rice mix jump-starts this one that includes broccoli and chick peas.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
package (4.4 oz) butter and herb flavor rice and sauce mix
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen broccoli cuts
1
large green bell pepper, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
can (19 oz) Progresso™ chick peas (garbanzo beans), drained
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1/2
teaspoon grated lemon peel
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 Make rice and sauce mix as directed on package. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cook broccoli as directed on box. Drain; cool 15 minutes.
  • 3 In large bowl, mix cooked rice, cooked broccoli and remaining ingredients. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time.

Expert Tips

Stir in a pouch of tuna or leftover chopped cooked chicken, ham or turkey, and you'll have dinner.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
640mg
640%;
Total Carbohydrate
58g
58%
(Dietary Fiber
9g
9%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
100%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.