This quick 3-ingredient dinner takes advantage of foods you can keep stocked in your fridge and pantry for a fast, healthy meal the whole family will love. Want to kick it up a notch? Use a frozen vegetable blend that has added seasoning for extra flavor (just watch the sodium). Source:, April 2018

Lauren Grant


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  • Cook frozen vegetables in the microwave according to package directions. Drain excess liquid and place the vegetables in a large bowl. Add rice, chickpeas, oil, salt and pepper; toss to combine.


Nutrition Facts

316 calories; 8.6 g total fat; 1.2 g saturated fat; 333 mg sodium. 235 mg potassium; 48.2 g carbohydrates; 8.3 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 9.1 g protein; 1252 IU vitamin a iu; 35 mg vitamin c; 76 mcg folate; 77 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 66 mg magnesium;