1 1/4 cup cooked rice
2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
1 cup onion, coarsely chopped
5 oz. red bell pepper, seeded and
1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and
5 oz. Granny Smith or Golden Delicious
apples, cored and chopped
Salt to taste
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper, if
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1. Keep rice warm.
2. In large stockpot or steamjacketed kettle, heat
garlic in olive oil over medium heat for 1-2 minutes.
3. Stir in onion, bell pepper, jalapeno, and apples.
Continue cooking, stirring frequently for five minutes
or until onions are translucent, adding water if needed
to prevent sticking.
4. Stir in salt, red pepper, and thyme.
5. Transfer and stir apple mixture into warm cooked
rice and serve.
Yield: 5-1/2 cup servings
Nutrition information per 1/2 cup serving:
Exchanges: 1 carbohydrate choice