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Veggie Mushroom Rice Recipe

Veggie Mushroom Rice Recipe

There’s plenty of herb and mushroom flavor for friends and family to savor in this hearty, healthful side dish. It would go well with a variety of meats and main dishes. Tammy Condit – League City, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:7 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1-1/2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/4 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 2-1/2 cups water
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons rubbed sage
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large nonstick saucepan, saute the onion, peppers and celery in oil for 2 minutes. Add mushrooms and garlic; saute 3 minutes longer or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir in the rice, water and seasonings; bring to a boil.
  • 2. Carefully transfer to a 2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until rice is tender. Yield: 7 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 154 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 260 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.