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Jamaican Curried Rice

This zesty flavored warm rice salad combines cooked rice with black beans, red pepper, onions and pineapple. Lime juice and curry get your attention and add that great island taste.

10% calorie reduction from traditional recipe.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 3 cups hot cooked rice
  • 1/4 cup Equal Spoonful*
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (20 ounce) can pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed, drained
  • 1/2 cup salted cashews

* May substitute 6 packets Equal sweetener

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in medium skillet.
  2. Cook and stir bell pepper and onions 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add curry powder and stir 30 seconds.
  4. Combine rice, Equal, lime juice and salt in medium size bowl. Stir in cooked vegetable mixture.
  5. Rice can be served warm or at room temperature. Sprinkle with cashews just before serving.

Makes 8 servings

Nutrition information per serving (1 cup): 207 calories; 5g protein; 34g carbohydrate; 8g sugar; 6g fat; 1g saturated fat; 0mg cholesterol; 288mg sodium; 4g fiber

Food exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit, 1 fat

Recipe and photo credit: Equal Sweetener.






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