Cajun Rice and Collards

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 140.4
  • Total Fat: 3.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.5 mg
  • Sodium: 193.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 7.2 g

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Introduction

Delicious side that's got that good old Southern feel and taste without being over the top on fats and calories. Delicious side that's got that good old Southern feel and taste without being over the top on fats and calories.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 cup brown rice, uncooked
    4 slices turkey bacon
    1 bell pepper, chopped
    1 medium onion, chopped
    2-4 cloves garlic, minced
    1 bag frozen collard greens, thawed
    1/4 tsp. cayenne
    1 tsp Mrs Dash Ex. Spicy spice mix
    1 cup brown rice
    2.5 cups unsalted chicken stock
    2 Tbs cider vinegar




Directions

Cook bacon in non-stick pan w/ 1 tsp. olive oil. When just about crisp, about 2 min, add onion, peppers and cook until slightly browned, aprox 5 min. Add garlic and seasonings and cook 1-2 more minutes. Add 2 cups water or chicken stock and stir to loosen bits from pan. Add vinegar.
In lg pot add 1 cup water or stock and rice bring to a boil and cut down to low. After 20 min add cooked veg's and collards. Stir and continue to cook until water is absorbed.

Serving Size: 8 1/2 cup servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user STILLOUT2LUNCH.

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