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Spanish rice

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    Spanish rice Low Sodium

    Cooking with low-sodium products lets you eat the foods you love while eating smart for your heart.

    Ingredients

    3 slices low-sodium bacon
    1/2 medium onion, diced
    1 1/2 pounds extra lean (96 percent) ground beef
    1 rib celery, diced
    2 cups uncooked instant brown rice
    2 packets no-salt beef bouillon
    1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
    1 14.5-ounce can no-salt stewed tomatoes
    1 16-ounce can no-salt tomato sauce
    1 6-ounce can no-salt tomato paste
    2 cups water
    3/4 teaspoon chili powder
    1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    1 small green bell pepper, diced

    Directions

    1. In a small skillet, fry bacon. Place on paper towels to drain extra fat. Set aside to cool.
    2. In a large skillet, cook onions and ground beef until meat is browned. Drain off fat.
    3. Crumble cooled bacon and add to meat mixture with remaining ingredients. Cover and simmer for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. (If rice is too thick, add water.)
    4. Serve warm.

    Makes 6 servings

    Recipe contains: tomato paste may contain wheat

    Carb choices per serving: 3

    Nutrition Facts