Rice with Carrots and Chayote Squash

Madeleine Cocina
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Rice with Carrots and Chayote Squash
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Description

If you need a side dish that boasts sweet and savory flavors, then try this Rice with Carrots and Chayote Squash. It takes 55 minutes to prepare this delectable dish that has a mere 120 calories. So feel free to have seconds, or pair it with your favorite meat dish. Ingredients include rice, onions, garlic, water, vegetable oil, chiles, carrots, and chayotes. Mix the vegetables with the rice, or pour them over top.

Ingredients

3/4 cup rice
1 piece onions
2 cloves garlic
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 chilies
3 carrots
1 chayotes
1 1/2 cups water

Directions

1Heat water until it boils, remove from heat and add the rice. Let sit for 10 minutes and then drain and rinse the rice. Set aside.
2Blend the onion, garlic and 1/4 cup water in the blender. Set aside.
3Heat the oil in a pan and saute the chile. When it turns a golden brown color remove it from the pan. Place the washed rice in the same pan, stirring until it changes color slightly.
4Add the blended vegetables, stirring well until the liquid evaporates.
5Add the chile, carrot, chayote, and the rest of the water. Season with salt.
6Cover the pan and cook on low heat until the rest of the liquid evaporates completely.
7Remove from heat and let sit for 15 minutes. Fluff with a fork to mix the vegetables evenly among the rice.
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NutritionView more

120Calories
Sodium3%DV80mg
Fat6%DV4g
Protein6%DV3g
Carbs6%DV19g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories120Calories from Fat35
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat4g6%
Saturated Fat0g0%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol<5mg1%
Sodium80mg3%
Potassium250mg7%
Protein3g6%
Calories from Fat35
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate19g6%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars4g8%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.