This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.
Category: Side Dishes
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: ½
1 cup brown rice, dry
2 Tbsp margarine
8 green onions (including green tops), chopped
2 tsp garlic, minced
1/8 cup pine nuts
¾ cups cherries, pitted and chopped
- Prepare steamed brown rice according to package directions. Set aside after done cooking.
- In a large skillet, melt one tablespoon of margarine on medium-high heat. When butter is foaming, add pine nuts and saute until toasted. Remove pine nuts from skillet.
- Add the second tablespoon of margarine to the skillet and allow it to melt. Saute the garlic and onion until both are softened and golden brown.
- Toss the steamed rice with the pine nuts, garlic, and onion mixture and fresh chopped cherries. Serve warm.
Credit: Recipe courtesy of Stemilt Growers.
|Nutritional Information per Serving|
|Calories: 280||Carbohydrates: 42g|
|Total Fat: 10g||Cholesterol: 0mg|
|Saturated Fat: 1g||Dietary Fiber: 4g|
|% of Calories from Fat: 32%||Sodium: 50mg|