• Prep time 10 minutes
  • Total time 15 minutes
  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 (125 g each) Minute RiceĀ® Ready to Serve Vegetable Medley Cups
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) olive oil
  • 2 medium zucchini , chopped (about 3 cups/750 mL)
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) minced garlic
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) grated Parmesan cheese

Method

Prepare rice according to package directions. Set aside.

Meanwhile, in large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook zucchini and garlic, stirring, for 8 to 10 minutes or until zucchini is tender-crisp.

Add rice; cook, stirring, for 1 or 2 minutes or until combined. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese evenly over top. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook for 2 or 3 minutes or until cheese melts.

Tips:

1. For added protein, stir in 1 can (19 oz/540 mL) drained and rinsed chickpeas or 1 cup (250 mL) chopped cooked chicken.

2. Add 1 tsp (5 mL) dried Italian seasoning blend if desired.

Nutritional facts Per serving

  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sodium 520 mg
  • Sugars 4 g
  • Protein 12 g
  • Calories 360
  • Total fat 14 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 47 g
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Cheesy Zucchini Rice

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