Spanish Rice

Portions:
6

Serving Size:
1/2 cup

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Vegetarian

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup onion
  • 1/2 cup green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup rice, uncooked 
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium tomato puree
  • 2 cups water

Preparation

  1. Chop onion and green pepper.
  2. In skillet, sauté onions and green pepper in olive oil until softened. 
  3. Add rice to skillet, stirring constantly until rice is lightly browned.
  4. Add garlic powder, chili powder, tomato puree and water to skillet. Cover and simmer on low heat until rice is tender and water is absorbed, about 15 to 20 minutes.

Helpful hints

  • Serve with fajitas, enchiladas or tacos. See recipes on DaVita.com.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 134

Protein 1 g

Carbohydrates 25 g

Fat 3 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 7 mg

Potassium 139 mg

Phosphorus 52 mg

Calcium 7 mg

Fiber 1.1 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1/2 fat

Carbohydrate choices

1-1/2

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