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RecipeMexican “Fried Rice”

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Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
  • Calories: 50
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Total Fat:  0 g
    • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 11 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4 g
  • Total Sugar: 5 g
    • Natural Sugar: 5 g
    • Added Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 530 mg

I lightened up fried rice and gave it a Mexican spin in this yummy rendition. Add the optional beans for just 60 calories and an extra 4 grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber.

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This recipe makes 4 servings (¾ cup each)
Ingredients:
  • ½ yellow onion, finely diced
  • 1 to 2 ripe tomatoes, finely diced
  • 1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed, optional
  • 4 cups of cauliflower rice
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • Cilantro to taste
Preparation:

Liberally coat a skillet with nonstick oil spray and warm over medium heat. Add onion and sauté until soft and slightly browned, about 8 minutes. Add tomato and optional black beans, if using, and sauté for another minute or so.

Add cauliflower rice, salt, cumin, garlic, paprika and ground black pepper. Mix thoroughly and sauté for about 3 to 5 minutes or until “rice” is your preferred consistency.

Cilantro lovers: Add a 1 to 2 tablespoons of minced cilantro to your portion and enjoy.

Nutrition analysis courtesy of Genesis® R&D