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Rice Medley Recipe

Rice Medley Recipe

In this easy recipe, ordinary rice is dressed up with peas, shredded carrot and seasonings. This fresh-tasting and colorful side dish goes great with a variety of meaty main courses.—Doyle Rounds, Bridgewater, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 2-1/4 cups water
  • 2 cups frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt-free herb seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon low-sodium chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the first six ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from the heat; add lemon juice. Fluff with a fork. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

Diabetic Exchanges: One 1/2-cup serving equals 1-1/2 starch; also, 103 calories, 33 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 22 gm carbohydrate, 3 gm protein, trace fat.