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"This dish goes together quickly," reports Dorothy Collins of Winnsboro, Texas. "It's a good way to use up bits of frozen peppers."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 110 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 104 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, saute peppers in butter for 8-10 minutes or until tender; stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with salt; toss with rice. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Calico Rice in Taste of Home August/September 1996, p45

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