Wild Rice with Peppers makes easy Holiday Recipe

Stove Top Wild Rice Side When Out of Oven Space


Wild Rice ThanksgivingFor a quick and easy holiday side, I love to throw this dish together. Perfect to make when your oven is busy and there is no oven space left, since it’s cooked on top of the stove. While the rice is cooking, sauté the peppers and toss together in no time at all. For an even quicker version, try instant wild rice; it tastes just as good. Wild Rice adds a delicious nutty flavor to the dish, while the peppers add a natural sweetness. Did you know that all peppers are loaded with Vitamin C, and red peppers have more Vitamin C than an orange?!  This satisfying and nutritious dish is a delectable and colorful side on any holiday table.

Wild Rice and Peppers Recipe from Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC Eating Well to Fight Arthritis cookbook

Jazz up rice by adding earthy wild rice, mushrooms and colorful.

Makes 8 (3/4-cup) servings

wild rice

1 (6-ounce) box long-grain and wild rice mix

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 red bell pepper, cored, sliced in long, thin slices

1 green bell pepper, cored, sliced in long, thin slices

1/2 pound sliced mushrooms

1/2 cup cooked white rice

1 bunch green onions, chopped

1.  Cook wild rice according to package directions; set aside.

2. n large nonstick skillet, heat oil and sauté red and green peppers, and mushrooms until tender, 5 – 7 minutes. Stir in cooked wild rice, white rice, and green onion.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 163, Calories from Fat 35%, Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 352mg, Carbohydrate 23g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugar 3g, Protein 4g, Diabetic Exchanges: 1.5 starch, 1 fat

Nutritional Nugget: The carotenoid-rich bell pepper provides powerful protection helping reduce the risk for certain cancers and boosting the immune system.

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With over 1 million cookbooks sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy, healthy and practical recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the American Diabetes Association.Clegg has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post.She has consulted for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country.
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