1 bag Skinny Dip Rice Pearls
1/2 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh spinach
2 tablespoons shredded carrot
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
1 oz slice lowfat white cheese (Swiss, mozzarella, Monterey Jack)
1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon dried basil (optional)
1 teaspoon diet margarine
salt and pepper to taste
Drain and rinse rice pearls. Pour into a small mixing bowl and sprinkle with pepper. Pour chicken broth over rice pearls and let sit.
Melt margarine in a saucepan. Cook garlic and carrot about 2 minutes until carrot is tender. Stir in rice pearls, Parmesan and spinach. Simmer 15 minutes until extra liquid evaporates.
Add sliced cheese and stir until melted. Let sit 3 minutes to firm up before serving.
Calories: 57.....Carbs: 1 grams.....Protein: 4 grams......Fat: 4 grams
Fiber: 0 grams.....Potassium: 105 mg.....Sodium: 129 mg