Red Pepper Rice

Preparation time: 10 min Servings: 4
Cooking time: 25 min

Ingredients:

1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1 tsp olive oil
1 cup vegetable broth
1 tsp unsalted butter
1 cup water
1 cup long-grain white rice
1/4 cup scallions, white part only, thinly sliced

Cooking Directions:

Combine water and stock in a saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in rice and return to a boil. Immediately reduce heat to low. Cover saucepan and simmer 20-25 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Heat butter and oil in a heavy nonstick skillet over medium heat. Sauté scallions 2 minutes. Do not brown. Add chopped pepper and sauté 1 minute. Transfer to food processor or blender and process until smooth. Stir pepper mixture into rice. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutritionist Recommended For:

Nutrition Facts

Calories 84
% Calories From Fat 24.6%
Total Fat 2.3g
Saturated Fats 0.8g
Mono-unsaturated Fats 1.1g
Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.2g
Cholesterol 2.5mg
Sodium 240mg
Total Carbohydrates 14g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugar 1.9g
Protein 1.5g

More Information

Vitamins

Thiamin B1 0.084 mg
Vitamin B12 0.002 mcg
Vitamin K 15 mcg
Vitamin A 1100 IU
Niacin B3 0.91 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.25 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.036 mg
Vitamin C 39 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B6 0.13 mg
Vitamin E 0.71 mg
Choline 3.1 mg

Minerals

Manganese 0.23 mg
Magnesium 10 mg
Calcium 13 mg
Zinc 0.3 mg
Phosphorus 27 mg
Copper 0.044 mg
Fluoride 58 mcg
Selenium 3 mcg
Sodium 240 mg
Potassium 94 mg
Iron 0.7 mg

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