Confetti Rice

Every forkful of tender rice is peppered with pretty pieces of pimientos, broccoli and carrots.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1 1/4
cups water
1 3/4
cups Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend
1
cup uncooked converted rice
1
cup chopped broccoli
1/2
cup shredded carrot (about 1 medium)
1
jar (2 oz) diced pimientos, drained
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat water, broth and seasoning blend to boiling. Stir in rice; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 15 minutes.
  • 2 Stir in broccoli and carrot. Cover and cook about 5 minutes or until rice and broccoli are tender. Stir in pimientos. Let stand 5 minutes.

Expert Tips

Frozen cut broccoli can be substituted for the fresh. Just be sure to chop up any large pieces.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
5),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1/2g
1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.