Italian-Style Rice & Vegetables
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
1 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 cup uncooked long grain white rice
4 cups V8® 100% Vegetable Juice (Regular or Low Sodium)
1 tsp. dried basil leaves, crushed
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
2 cups frozen mixed vegetables (carrot, green beans, corn, peas)
Heat the oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add the rice and cook for 30 seconds, stirring constantly.
Stir the vegetable juice, basil and garlic powder in the skillet and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 15 minutes.
Stir in the vegetables. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until the rice and vegetables are tender.
Serving Suggestion: This recipe is delicious as a side dish or wrapped with chicken and cheese in a burrito.