Spanish Rice and Vegetarian Sausage
Calories 384 (10% from fat)
Fat 6.4 gram
Saturated Fat 0.3 gram
Trans Fat 0 gram
Cholesterol 0 mg.
Sodium 836 mg.
Carb. 60 gram
Fiber 4 gram
Sugar 9 gram
Sugar Alcohol 0 gram
Protein 21 gram
2 cans (14.5 ounces each) no salt added diced tomatoes, undrained
2 cups water
1 1/2 cups uncooked brown rice
1 cup salsa
(We used Newman's Own Mild Salsa.)
1 cup onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
12-13 ounces vegetarian sausage, sliced
(We used Field Roast Vegetarian Grain Meat Sausages - Italian.)
1 can (4.5 ounces) green chilies, chopped
1 envelope (1 ounce package) reduced sodium taco seasoning
(We used McCormick Mild Taco Seasoning Mix with 30% Less Sodium.)
This recipe is higher in sodium. If you're on a low-sodium diet, you should consider another option.
This is an easy, slightly spicy and savory recipe that you can throw together in just a few minutes. Then package individual servings for easy re-heating later.
1. Put all the ingredients into a 3 or 4 quart slow cooker and mix. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours, until rice is tender.
Yield: 6 Servings
You can freeze individual portions for easy re-heating later.
Microwave for approximately 3-4 minutes. Keep the container open a little to allow steam to escape.