This side dish incorporates several heart-healthy ingredients by incorporating colorful veggies, nuts, healthy oils, and whole grains and therefore, contains good sources of vitamins (especially C), fiber, and healthy fats. It goes along well with my Tuna with Orange Ginger Glaze and roasted asparagus spears.
1 (3.5 ounce) boil-in-bag brown rice package
1 teaspoon canola oil
1 cup diced red bell pepper
1/3 cup sliced green onion (scallions)
2 tablespoons sliced almonds
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
Yield: about 2 1/2 cups (13.75 ounces)
Serving Size: a heaping 1/2 cup (about 3.5 ounces)
Allergen Info: contains almonds
Recipe by Michelle Baglio of Optimal Nutrition and Health (Google+). All recipes, unless otherwise noted, are created and tested in my home kitchen. Any resemblance to other recipes available in print or online is purely coincidental. The use of particular brands and/or products is sometimes noted because of their quality and the use of other products, while similar, may affect the outcome of the finished dish. Please do not reprint this recipe for distribution without my permission. To feature this recipe on your website, please link to this post as the original source.
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