Southern Rice

Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
This easy side dish recipe pairs great with anything and can be prepared in 30 minutes or less.


  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 cup frozen onion & bell pepper mix
  • 1 1/2 cups unsalted sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup chopped frozen okra
  • 1/2 cup instant brown rice
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained


  1. Coat a medium saucepan with cooking spray & heat over medium-high. Cook onion & pepper mix 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add broth, oregano & cayenne pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover & simmer 10 minutes.
  3. Add okra, rice & garlic powder. Cover & cook 5-10 minutes, until rice is tender & liquid is absorbed.
  4. Add tomatoes & mix well. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.



Okra is in-season from July thru September. During other months, buy okra in the frozen section of your local grocery store.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per recipe
Serving size (296g)
Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.5g 2%
    Saturated Fat 0g 0%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 45mg
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
    Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
    Total Sugars 5g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
Protein 5g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 86mg 6%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 442mg 10%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


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