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Mixed Veggies and Rice

To add variety to sides for those who don't care for potatoes, I came up with this colorful dish. It's an easy slow-cooker recipe that you can put right onto the buffet table. —Judy Batson, Tampa, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep: 5 min. Cook: 3 hours
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 packages (10 ounces each) frozen long grain white rice with mixed vegetables
  • 12 ounces frozen mixed vegetables
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth or light beer
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • Butter, optional

Directions

  • In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine first 6 ingredients. Cook, covered, on low until heated through, 3-4 hours. If desired, serve with butter.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 120 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 254mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch.

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