Rice 7 Different WaysSubmitted by: FLOWERDALEJEWEL
IntroductionIf you get sick of plain rice, this may be for you. If you get sick of plain rice, this may be for you.
Into 3 cups of hot cooked rice add the following, cover and let stand for 5 minutes to heat through.
The calories on the Nutritional Panel are for 3 cups of Brown RIce only. The additional cals etc are listed next to each variety.
Add 3 Tblspn bottled bacon bits, 1/2 cup diced tomato and 1 cup finely chopped lettuce.
Add to nutritional info - 14 cal, .7g fat, 42.3 mg sod, 1.6g carb, .3g fib per serve
Add 3 tsp grated lemon peel, 3 Tblspn lemon juice, 2 tsp chopped dill or parsley and a grind or two of black pepper.
Add to nutritional info - 3.6 cal, .8 mg sod, 1.1g carb, .2g fib per serve
Add 2 Tblspn canned jalapenos, 1/2 cup corn kernals, 1/2 cup sliced scallions (green onions) and 2 Tblspn fat free sour cream
Add to nutritional info - 25.8 cal, 1.1g fat, 6.4mg sod, 3.8g carb, .7g fib
Add 1/2 cup currants, raisins or snipped dried apricots, 1/4 cup flaked toasted coconut and 1/4 cup sliced almonds
Add to nutritional info - 106.7 cal, 5.5g fat, 4.3mg sod, 14.7g carb, 1.1g fib
PEAS & CHEESE
Add 1 cup thawed frozen baby peas, 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese, 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley and 2 tsp low fat butter
Add to nutritional info - 70.4 cal, 3.8g fat, 250mg sod, 4.6g carb, 1.5g fib.
Add 1/2 cup garlic-herb cheese spread and 1/4 cup bottled diced pimientos (or chopped red bell peppers)
Add to nutritional info - 89 cal, 6.5g fat, 501mg sod, 2.7g carb, 0 fib
Add 1/2 cup sliced scallions (green onions), 1/4 cup chopped peanuts or cashews and 3 Tblspn Teriyaki sauce (Low sodium teriyaki sce will reduce the sodium content)
Add to nutritional info - 63.7 cal, 2.9g fat, 1042mg sod, 8.5g carb, .6g fib.
Number of Servings: 6
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FLOWERDALEJEWEL.
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Rice is carb heavy - why is it in this category - 1/3/10
Reply from FLOWERDALEJEWEL (1/3/10)
If you'd care to read above it is for brown rice which is a good carb with fibre etc. Removing all complex carbs from your diet is NOT healthy!!!