Southwestern Rice Skillet
High Fiber Recipe
Southwestern Rice Skillet with cooked rice, a vegetable blend, red kidney beans, Mexican style tomatoes and Cheddar cheese.
3 cups cooked rice
1 pound * American mixtures santa fe
1 pound red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1-3/4 cups Mexican style stewed tomatoes, cut up
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
*American mixtures santa fe is a Green Giant vegetable blend that has corn, broccoli and sweet red peppers.
Combine all ingredients, except cheese, in a heavy nonstick pan over medium high heat. Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes, or until vegetables are heated through, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and sprinkle with cheese.
Cover and let stand until cheese is melted.
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1 serving
Calories: 738; Fat: 8.4g (calories from fat; 10 percent); Cholesterol: 15mg; Protein: 36.8; Carbohydrates: 130.6g; Fiber: 22.9g; Sugars: 11.8g; Sodium: 355mg
Dietary Exchanges: Vegetable: 0.9, Bread: 7.9, Lean meat: 0.5, Fat: 0.6
High Fiber Tip
Dietary fiber is the part of a plant that provides and maintains the plant's structure.
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