Diabetes Recipes

Orange Rice

1 c. rice, uncooked

1 c. water

1 c. orange juice

1 tsp. reduced calorie margarine

Dash of salt

1 tbsp. orange rind, freshly grated

1/2 c. fresh orange sections, seeded

In a 2-quart microwave safe casserole, combine the rice, water, orange juice, margarine and salt.  Cover, microwave on High for 5 minutes.  Stir in the orange rind.  Turn the bowl 1/4 turn.  Microwave on High for an additional 10 minutes, turning the bowl after 5 minutes.  Do not uncover the bowl.  Allow to set covered for an additional 10 minutes or until all of the liquids have been absorbed.  Immediately before serving, fluff with a fork, add orange sections and mix gently.  Serve with pride.  Makes about 6 (100 calories) servings. 

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