Garden-Style Red Rice

Fire-roasted tomatoes and veggies lend robust flavor to a savory rice dish.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
can (14.5 oz) fire-roasted crushed tomatoes, undrained
4
cups chicken broth
1
teaspoon tomato bouillon granules with chicken flavor
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped (about 1 teaspoon)
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2
cup finely chopped onion
2
cups uncooked converted white rice
2
large parsley sprigs
2
whole serrano chiles
1
teaspoon salt
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen mixed vegetables
  • 1 In blender, place tomatoes, 1 cup of the broth, the bouillon and garlic. Cover; blend on low speed 20 to 30 seconds or until smooth.
  • 2 In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook onion in oil until tender, stirring constantly. Stir in rice; cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly, just until rice begins to turn golden.
  • 3 Carefully stir in tomato mixture. Cook about 1 minute or until mixture starts to bubble. Stir in remaining broth, parsley sprigs, chiles and salt. Return mixture to boiling.
  • 4 Cover and cook over low heat 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in frozen vegetables; cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove parsley sprigs.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    270
    (
    Calories from Fat
    40),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4 1/2g
    4 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    1610mg
    1610%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    49g
    49%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    8g
    8%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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