Healthy Recipe: Vegetable Protein
Typically rice is
filled solely with carbohydrates,
but this recipe loads brown rice
with protein. Egg whites, broccoli,
celery, mushrooms, onions and spinach
mix with brown rice to create a
tasty, filling and healthy dish.
Top with salsa for an extra flavor
kick. Servings: 2
Here's what you need...
1/2 cup chopped broccoli
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 cup sliced mushrooms
2 diced celery stalks
1 cup raw spinach
1/3 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons lite soy sauce
1/4 cup long-grain brown rice
6 egg whites
Steam the broccoli until just tender.
Coat a medium sized pan with cooking
spray, add the steamed broccoli,
chopped onion, sliced mushrooms,
diced celery, and raw spinach. Cook
on medium heat until the spinach
Add the chicken broth, soy sauce
and rice to the vegetable mixture
and simmer until the liquid is gone.
Add the egg whites and stir until
the eggs are completely cooked.
One serving equals: 380 calories,
1.8g fat, 54g carbohydrate, 3g fiber,
and 33.1g protein