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Vegetable Fried Rice


Vegetable Fried Rice

Vegetable Fried Rice

Fried rice comes alive with a vibrant mix of broccoli, red pepper and carrot. The vegetables also boost the amount of vitamins and minerals in this traditional Chinese favorite.

Yield

Makes 4 side-dish servings

Ingredients

1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1-1/2 cups small broccoli florets
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
2 cups chilled cooked white rice
1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/2 cup shredded carrot

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add broccoli and bell pepper; stir-fry 3 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Add rice and soy sauce; stir-fry 2 minutes. Add carrot; heat through.

Cook's Tip

Don't throw away those broccoli stems after removing the florets for this recipe. Instead, peel the stems with a vegetable peeler, cut them crosswise into thin slices and steam until crisp-tender.

Nutritional Information

Fiber 5 g
Carbohydrate 40 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Total Fat 2 g
Calories from Fat 8 %
Calories 193
Protein 5 g
Sodium 278 mg

Dietary Exchange

Vegetable 2
Starch 2

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