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Garden-Style Red Rice

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 8

Fire-roasted tomatoes and veggies lend robust flavor to a savory rice dish. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
can (14.5 oz) fire-roasted crushed tomatoes, undrained
4
cups chicken broth
1
teaspoon tomato bouillon granules with chicken flavor
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped (about 1 teaspoon)
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2
cup finely chopped onion
2
cups uncooked converted white rice
2
large parsley sprigs
2
whole serrano chiles
1
teaspoon salt
2 2/3
cups frozen mixed vegetables

Steps

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  • 1
    In blender, place tomatoes, 1 cup of the broth, the bouillon and garlic. Cover; blend on low speed 20 to 30 seconds or until smooth.
  • 2
    In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook onion in oil until tender, stirring constantly. Stir in rice; cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly, just until rice begins to turn golden.
  • 3
    Carefully stir in tomato mixture. Cook about 1 minute or until mixture starts to bubble. Stir in remaining broth, parsley sprigs, chiles and salt. Return mixture to boiling.
  • 4
    Cover and cook over low heat 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in frozen vegetables; cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove parsley sprigs.

Expert Tips

  • Look for chopped garlic in jars in the produce department. Follow the directions on the jar for the correct amount to use.
  • Serve this flavorful rice in yellow, red or green bell peppers that are cut in half lengthwise and seeded.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1610mg
67%
Potassium
210mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
49g
16%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
4g
Protein
8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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