Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Brown Rice Veggie Mix Recipe




As much as I really enjoy eating meat, especially beef and chicken, sometimes I like to make a meatless meal. It doesn't hurt to skip eating meat a few times a week, in fact it can be a nice break for me. And let's face it, meat is expensive.

I do make and eat quite a lot of brown rice, often making it ahead and keeping it for when I want to eat it during the week. Brown rice is healthier that white rice, and I love it's nutty, earthy flavor.

This recipe is super easy to make, and you can vary the veggies if you don't have these on hand. The bell pepper gives it a touch of color, and red bell peppers are so good for you.

Recipe for Brown Rice Veggie Mix

Ingredients:

4 cups cooked brown rice
3 tablespoons olive
1 onion, chopped
1 read bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1-1/2 cups broccoli florets
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

Directions:

In a large frying pan, heat olive oil on medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper, and broccoli. Sauté vegetables until softened, about 6-8 minutes.
Stir in rice and heat through. Stir in balsamic vinegar, and serve.

Makes 4 servings.

Patricia
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