Wild Rice and Peppers from Eating Well to Fight Arthritis cookbook
Out of oven space? Perfect quick side to jazz up rice by adding earthy wild rice, mushrooms and colorful peppers.
Makes 8 (3/4-cup) servings
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
- Cook wild rice according to package directions; set aside.
- In large nonstick skillet, heat oil and sauté red and green peppers, and mushrooms until tender, 5 – 7 minutes. Stir in cooked wild rice, white rice, and green onion.
Nutritional information per serving:
Nutritional Nugget: The carotenoid-rich bell pepper provides powerful protection helping reduce the risk for certain cancers and boosting the immune system.