Vegetable Fried Rice With Spicy Tomato Sauce

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Here is a lively rice dish that has a lot of crunch. Serve it for lunch or dinner with lentils or a protein.


  • 3 cups cooked brown rice
  • Spray vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 cup chopped green onion
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 1 cup corn kernels

Spicy Tomato Sauce:

  • 1 8-ounce can tomato sauce, no salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp red chile powder
  • Pinch of salt, black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

Cook the brown rice according to package instructions.

Spray a large nonstick pan with vegetable oil cooking spray. Sauté the garlic, green onion, cabbage, and corn together for a minute. Cover with a lid and allow to steam for 2 more minutes. Toss in the rice.

Serve hot with spicy tomato sauce. To make this sauce, simmer all items together for 10 minutes on low heat.

Serves 6-8. Each 1/2 cup serving: 117 calories, 1g fat, 0g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 0mg cholesterol, 15mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, 4g sugars, 3g protein.

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