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Low-Fat Spanish Rice

Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Cindy Manning Barr
Yield 3 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Since rice is a favorite with my family, this recipe is an easy addition to any meal. It goes together quickly, and the flavors add a great taste to plain rice. CL Reader.

Ingredients

  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2/3 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can whole tomatoes, undrained and chopped
  • 1 (5.5-ounce) can tomato juice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 188
  • caloriesfromfat 3 %
  • fat 0.6 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 4.9 g
  • carbohydrate 41.7 g
  • fiber 2.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 2.8 mg
  • sodium 705 mg
  • calcium 70 mg

How to Make It

  1. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add rice, onion, and bell pepper; sauté 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients; simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.