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Cumin Rice with Avocado

 Cumin  Rice with Avocado
Cumin, picante sauce and avocado do a terrific job of jazzing up rice in this versatile side dish.—Margaret Wagner Allen, Abingdon, Virginia
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2-1/4 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium chicken bouillon granules
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/3 cup picante sauce
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed
  • 2 green onions, sliced

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine the water, butter, bouillon and cumin;
  • bring to a boil. Stir in rice; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover
  • and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • Stir in picante sauce; heat through. Stir in avocado and green
  • onions. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 2/3 cup equals 191 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 187 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.