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Spanish Rice with Turkey Recipe

"Not everyone in the family cared for Spanish rice until they tried this hearty version," says Sylvia Wallace of Adams, New York. "Now instead of complaints, I hear, 'More, please'."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey breast
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cups cooked long grain brown rice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook the turkey, onion, green pepper and garlic powder over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the next six ingredients. bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup) equals 308 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 384 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 vegetable.