Add something spicy to your family's Mexican cuisine night! Serve brown rice with your meal - a side dish that's ready in 15 minutes!
teaspoon vegetable oil
cup instant brown rice
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
cloves garlic, finely chopped
can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained
can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
teaspoon chopped fresh jalapeño chilies, if desired
Heat oil in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook rice, onion and garlic in oil 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until rice is toasted.
Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and cook over medium-low heat 5 minutes or until rice is tender.
This spicy brown rice dish can also double as the main dish in a meatless meal. Serve it in half of a baked acorn squash, topped with a small jalapeño chili. Add a piece of cornbread and a glass of low-fat milk.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
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Exchanges:4 Starch; 2 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.