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Spanish Rice

Total time: 30 minutes
     This is a late summer dish - when everyone is trying to use up the last of the tomatoes. The grated, fresh tomato adds more of the scent of tomato than a heavy flavor, making healthy, brown rice a bit more interesting.
Use quick cooking if you can get it. Mine cooks in about 15 minutes. You could substitute Basmati.

Spanish Rice Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Note:  to grate tomato:  cup half of a tomato in your hand and rub it on the big holes of a box (or other style) grater until all that is left in your hand is the skin.  You'll have to press a bit, but not too hard. Be careful not to grate your hand. 

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               Nutrition Information
             

Recipe serves 2 
          Entire Recipe / per serving

Calories:  479 / 239.5
Total Carbohydrates:  
83 / 41.5
          Dietary Fiber: 7 / 3.5
Total Fat:  12 / 6
         Saturated Fat: 2 / 1
Cholesterol:  0 / 0
Protein:  11 / 5.5
Calcium:  68 / 34
Sodium:   286 / 143

General Technical Details and Disclaimer:

Measurements are actual measurements used for calculation. If there are no values the nutritional numbers were simply too small.

I try to be accurate, but I do not guarantee it.  I use 'grams' as the unit of weight; with an approximate conversion to ounces.

My information comes from my own digital, computerized scale
and the USDA Nutrient Data Library: http://ndb.nal.usda.gov/