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    Spring Vegetable Rice

    recipes:
    • Quick/Easy Meals (UNDER 30M)
    • Vegetarian
    • 5 - 15 MIN
    • Ready Rice
    • Stovetop
    • Vegetarian
    Spring Vegetable Rice Recipe Image
    • Servings
      4
    • Prep
      7 min
    • Cook
      7 min
    • Total
      14 min

    About this dish

    A generous handful of fresh, vibrant herbs combines with lightly sauteed spring vegetables to enliven a savory base of long grain and wild rice. A spritz of fresh lemon juice from accompanying lemon wedges brightens all the flavors.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 1/3 cups 1 1/2-inch pieces fresh asparagus
    • 2/3 cup frozen green peas, thawed
    • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
    • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1 pouch UNCLE BEN’S® READY RICE® Long Grain & Wild Rice
    • 1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
    • 1 1/2 tablesppons chopped fresh mint
    • Lemon wedges

    Instructions

    1. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add asparagus; cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add peas, green onions, and pepper; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir rice into vegetable mixture; cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat; stir in parsley and mint. Serve with lemon wedges.

    Nutrition

    Amount per serving (4 total)

    Calories: 153
    Total Fat : 5g 7%
    Saturated Fat : 1g 3%
    Trans Fat : 0
    Sodium: 398mg 17%
    Carbohydrates: 24g 8%
    Dietary Fiber: 3g 10%
    Sugars: 3g
    Protein: 5g
     
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