Weeknight meals in my house are all about convenience. I try to prepare meals that are not only fast and easy – but healthy as well. One of my go-to products for creating a side dish or even a one-dish meal is Minute Rice. We love Minute Rice’s Whole Grain Brown Rice. It’s delicious and easy to make in little time.
Naturally wholesome, with a rich nutty taste, Minute Brown Rice is a precooked natural parboiled whole grain brown rice. In just 10 minutes, Minute Brown Rice can be a part of a healthier diet and lifestyle. This long grain precooked brown rice offers the same nutritional values as regular cooking brown rice, but cooks in just 1/4 of the time. Eating healthy just got a whole lot easier.
A healthy serving of whole grains, such as Minute® Brown Rice, is a half-cup. But, how big is a half-cup? Picture a light bulb… that’s what one serving, or ½ cup looks like.
According to the USDA, you should be getting at least 6 servings of whole grains each day. That may seem like a lot,but if you focus on getting your whole grains at breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner – 6 servings isn’t so hard! Whole grains can be found in bread, crackers, breading and sides such as rice!
We’re trying to incorporate many more of these elements into our life. It’s not that hard when you’re able to use easy, more convenient food items such as Minute Rice!
One of my favorite meals to make is this one-skillet Chicken and Rice with Veggies. It doesn’t get much easier! Here’s the recipe!
- 1 Tbs Olive Oil
- 1 lb boneless chicken breast - cut into bite size pieces
- 1 cup frozen peas and carrots - thawed
- 2 cups Minute Rice - Brown Rice
- 1 can Chicken Broth
- 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese - shredded if available
- Heat oil in a large skillet on medium heat
- Add Chicken and cook about 10 minutes until cooked through
- Add veggies, rice and broth and bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes
- Reduce heat and simmer 5 more minutes - covered until broth is absorbed and rice is tender
- Stir in cheese and let stand covered until melted
- Serve with a little shredded cheese on top
Minute® Rice is so quick and easy to prepare and is great pantry staple. When meal time seems like a hassle, Minute® Rice is a go-to ingredient your whole family will love and allows you to have more quality time doing what your want with your loved ones.
Leftover rotisserie chicken or veggies from a meal earlier in the week? Minute® Rice can easily be paired with some of your leftover ingredients to make a quick, easy and wholesome meal your whole family will love in just a matter of minutes.
Visit http://www.minuterice.com/ to create a great main meal or side dish for your next family get-together or potluck.
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Minute® Rice.