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                          STEVIE'S PORTUGUESE RICE
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Turkey                           Grains
                 Low-cal
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2 3/4   c             -- water
    2       ts           Olive oil
      1/4   ts           Salt
    1 1/4   c            Brown rice
    2       lb           Lean ground turkey
    1       md           Onion -- chopped
    2                    Cloves garlic -- finely
                         -chopped
    2                    28-oz cans peeled tomatoes
                         -chopped with juice
   16       oz           Can tomato sauce
    1       t            Hot red pepper sauce -- or to
                         -taste
      1/2   ts           Dried oregano
      1/2   ts           Black pepper
 
   In a medium saucepan, bring cups water, the oil, and
   salt to a boil over high heat.  Add the brown rice,
   reduce the heat to low, and simmer covered for about
   50 minutes, until the rice is tender. Drain the rice
   if necessary, and set aside.
   
   Meanwhile in a large nonstick skillet, cook the ground
   turkey, chopped onion, and garlic over medium heat for
   about 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the
   turkey loses its pink color.  Stir in the tomatoes and
   their juice, tomato sauce, hot pepper sauce, oregano,
   and black pepper.
   
   Bring to a simmer, reduce the heat to low, and cook,
   uncovered, for about 45 minutes.  Stir in the cooked
   brown rice, simmer an additional 5 minutes, and serve
   immediately.
   
   Per serving: Calories: 225, Protein: 25 g,
   Carbohydrates: 28 g, Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 58 mg,
   Sodium 700 mg, Fiber: 4 g, 8 percent calories from
   fat.  Source:  The Healthy Firehouse Cookbook.
  
 
 
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