Vegetarian Fried Rice

Here’s an easy fried rice recipe that is very much like our favorite Midwestern Oriental restaurant’s – obviously for Midwestern tastes.  It is, however, simple to make and tastes good too.  Even picky eaters and young children will enjoy this.  The brown rice adds a nutty flavor, but regular rice would be good too.                   
Vegetarian Fried Rice
  3           Cups  Cooked Brown Rice
     1/2    Cup  Fresh Mushrooms -- sliced
     1/2    Cup  Carrot -- shredded
     1/4    Cup  Green Onion -- sliced
     1/4    Cup  Green Pepper -- chopped
     1/4    Teaspoon  Fresh Ginger
  1           Teaspoon  Garlic -- minced
  2           Tablespoons  Soy Sauce
  2           Large  Eggs -- beaten
     1/8    Teaspoon  Pepper
     3/4    Cup  Frozen Peas -- thawed
While rice is cooking, brown mushrooms, carrot, onions, bell pepper, ginger and garlic in olive oil (or use cooking spray); cook and stir one minute.
Reduce heat to low.  Stir in cooked rice and soy sauce; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Push rice mixture to side of the skillet; add eggs and pepper to other side.
Cook over low heat for 3-4 minutes; stirring constantly until eggs are cooked.
Add peas to the rice and egg mixture; stir gently to combine.  Cook until thoroughly heated. 
3-4 Main Dish Servings
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Per Serving: 323 Calories; 5g Fat (14.5% calories from fat); 12g Protein; 57g Carbohydrate; 6g Dietary Fiber; 141mg Cholesterol; 785mg Sodium.  Exchanges: 3 1/2 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for sharing! That is going on the grocery list as soon as the snow passes!!!


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