Saturday, July 4, 2009

Spicy Rice

A spicy side dish to go with that Mexican meal (and a way to sneak in a couple more grams of fiber too)


1 cup brown rice
2 1/2 cups water
1/2 cup tomato puree
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper (or less to taste)
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper


Measure all ingredients into a covered microwaveable dish.

Microwave on high for five minutes, then on medium (50%) power for thirty minutes, or until most liquid is absorbed and the rice is the desired consistency.

Stir and serve.

Nutrition Facts Makes 5 servings of approximately 1/2 cup. Serving Size 159.8g, Calories 149, Total Fat 1.1g, Saturated Fat 0.2g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 479mg, Total Carbohydrates 31.7g, Dietary Fiber 2.0g, Sugars 1.2g, Protein 3.4g, Vitamin A 5%, Vitamin C 5%, Calcium 2%, Iron 7%

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