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Brown Rice Veggie Medley

It can be hard to make healthy eating choices, but this delicious side dish makes it easy!
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Cajun Country Brown Rice (or any other Cajun Country Rice variety)
  • 3 slices center-cut bacon or turkey bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1 tomato seeded and chopped in long, thin pieces
  • 2 large yellow squash seeded and chopped in long, thin pieces
  • 3 cups raw baby spinach
  • .5 cup 2% shredded cheddar
  • 4 wedges Laughing Cow light swiss cheese
  • 2 T. light sour cream
  • .5 tsp salt
  • .25 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  • Spray skillet with non-stick cooking spray, and bring to medium heat.
  • Add squash, cover and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add tomato and spinach leaves, cover and continue cooking for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add cheeses and sour cream.
  • Mix well, and continue cooking until cheeses have melted.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add cooked Cajun Country Brown Rice.
  • Top with bacon crumbles.
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