Southern Stir-Fry Recipe

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Lynn Burnett of Raymore, Missouri often stir-fries this innovative mix of corn, spinach and black-eyed peas. A pinch of cayenne pepper lends a little kick to her veggie blend.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn, thawed
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon white wine or additional chicken broth
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1 cup cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 216 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 679 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry celery and onion in oil until tender. Add the peas, corn, thyme, garlic, salt and cayenne; cook and stir over medium heat for 1 minute. Add broth and wine or additional broth; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add spinach and rice; cook and stir 2 minutes longer or until heated through and spinach is wilted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Southern Stir-Fry in Light & Tasty October/November 2001, p22

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 216 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 679 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Jan. 13, 2013

"This is a great, easy to make meal that's different from the ordinary. Use the cayenne or Tabasco to give it some kick."

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