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Confetti Long Grain and Wild Rice

 Confetti Long Grain and Wild Rice
Summer squash, zucchini and sweet red pepper peek out from the tender grains of rice in this colorful side dish.
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (6 ounces each) long grain and wild rice
  • 1 small yellow summer squash, finely chopped
  • 1 small zucchini, finely chopped
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

Directions

  • Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large
  • skillet, saute the yellow squash, zucchini, red pepper, carrot,
  • onions and salt in oil for 4-5 minutes or until vegetables are
  • tender.
  • Transfer rice to a serving bowl; add vegetable mixture and toss
  • gently. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 95 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 363 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.