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Diane Henderiks' Rice and Bean Medley in Romaine Boats

Recipe Courtesy Diane Henderiks

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Servings:4
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown rice, cooked
  • 1 cup beans, cooked (your favorite)
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup combo of your favorite veggies; finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sesame or peanut oil
  • 2 teaspoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Pinch black pepper, freshly ground
  • Head of Romaine lettuce, washed and separated into individual leaves
  • Reduced fat cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Cooking Directions

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    In large bowl, gently combine first 5 ingredients (rice through veggies).

    In small bowl, whisk together next 5 ingredients (oil through black pepper). Add to rice mixture and combine gently.

    Scoop mixture into lettuce leaves.

    Sprinkle each with cheddar cheese (if desired).

    Enjoy!

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: romaine lettuce, brown rice, beans

    Course: Dinner, Lunch


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