Louisiana Rice and Peas
(makes 4 servings)
|3/4||cup (180 ml) fat-free, reduced-sodium canned chicken broth|
|3/4||cup (180 ml) water|
|1 1/2||cups (248 g) uncooked instant rice|
|1/4||teaspoon (1.25 ml) crushed saffron threads or ground turmeric|
|1/3||cup (53 g) frozen baby peas|
|1||tablespoon (12 g) chopped pimento, well drained|
- In a medium pot, bring chicken broth and water to a rapid bowl. Stir in rice, saffron, Tabasco, and peas.
- Cover and set aside for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and stir in the pimento. Serve at once.
|Per serving:||141 calories (0% calories from fat), 4 g protein, 0 total fat (0 saturated fat), 30 g carbohydrates, 1 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 102 mg sodium|
|Diabetic exchanges:||2 carbohydrate (bread/starch)|