This whole grain recipe version of Spanish rice is served in a sweet pepper but could be served in a bowl as a side dish. It goes well with chicken or pork.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
55 mins
total:
1 hr 25 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large saucepan cook onion and garlic in hot oil over medium heat about 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in broth. Bring to boiling; add uncooked rice, oregano, black pepper, salt, and paprika. Simmer, covered, about 40 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from heat and stir in tomatoes, corn, and cilantro.

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Slice tops from sweet peppers; remove and discard seeds. In a 3-quart rectangular baking dish, arrange peppers in a single layer. Spoon rice mixture into sweet peppers; place pepper tops onto rice. Bake, covered with foil, about 30 minutes or until peppers are crisp-tender and rice mixture is heated through.

Nutrition Facts

204 calories; protein 6g 12% DV; carbohydrates 40g 13% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 5g 20% DV; sugars 7g; fat 3g 5% DV; sodium 524mg 21% DV.