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Confetti Long Grain and Wild Rice

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

8 servings

Summer squash, zucchini and sweet red pepper peek out from the tender grains of rice in this colorful side dish.

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (6 ounces each) long grain and wild rice
  • 1 small yellow summer squash, finely chopped
  • 1 small zucchini, finely chopped
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

Directions

  1. Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the yellow squash, zucchini, red pepper, carrot, onions and salt in oil for 4-5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  2. Transfer rice to a serving bowl; add vegetable mixture and toss gently.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 95 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 363mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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