Wild Rice and Peppers

Wild Rice and Peppers

Wild Rice and Peppers

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

20 minutes

Serves

8 people

Jazz up rice by adding earthy wild rice, mushrooms and colorful peppers. See the video for step-by-step instructions by clicking here.

Recipe courtesy of Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC® Too Hot in the Kitchen

Diabetic Exchanges: 1.5 starch, 1 fat

Nutritional Nugget: The carotenoid-rich bell pepper provides powerful protection helping reduce the risk for certain cancers and boosting the immune system.

Ingredients

  • 1 (6-ounce) box long-grain and wild rice mix
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored, sliced in long, thin slices
  • 1 green bell pepper, cored, sliced in long, thin slices
  • 1/2 pound sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup cooked white rice
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped

Preparation

  • 1 Cook wild rice according to package directions; set aside.
  • 2 In large nonstick skillet, heat oil and sauté red and green peppers, and mushrooms until tender, 5-7 minutes.
  • 3 Stir in cooked wild rice, white rice, and green onion.

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