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Garbanzo bean and vegetable stir-fry

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    Garbanzo bean and vegetable stir-fry Heart Smart Gluten Free Low Sodium

    Garbanzo beans — and all other types of beans— contain plenty of fiber to support digestion and heart health! Filling fiber helps you feel full and satisfied too!

    Ingredients

    2 cups dry brown rice
    2 tablespoons canola oil
    1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
    1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    1/2 cup diced onion
    2 cups sliced mushrooms
    1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
    1 large zucchini, cut in half length-wise and sliced

    Directions

    1. Prepare rice according to package directions.
    2. While rice is cooking: In a large pan, heat oil over medium heat. Stir in oregano, basil, garlic, black pepper and onion. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
    3. Add mushrooms and beans. Stir. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
    4. Add zucchini. Stir. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
    5. Enjoy warm over rice.

    Makes 4 servings

    Carb choices per serving: 2 1/2

    *Option not included in nutrition facts.

    Vegan-stir-fry-of-mushrooms-zucchini-and-chickpea

    Add even more nutrition and color to this dish with tomatoes! After adding in and cooking the zucchini (step 4), add 1 cup chopped tomato, cover and allow to steam for 1 to 3 minutes — just enough for the tomatoes to warm (before getting mushy).*

    Nutrition Facts