Vegetarian Fried Rice

Lots of vegetables and brown rice make this a healthy side dish or a light meatless main dish.

Vegetarian Fried Rice
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 2 cups small broccoli florets
  • 1 cup shredded or matchstick carrots
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup sliced red pepper
  • 1 cup sliced snow peas
  • 1 yellow squash, cut in half lengthwise and sliced
  • 1/2 cup vegetable or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 4 cups cold, cooked brown rice
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced

Make It

1. In a small bowl, whisk eggs with 2 tablespoons water. Coat a large nonstick skillet with vegetable cooking spray. Heat skillet over medium-high heat and scramble eggs. Transfer eggs to a clean bowl and set aside.

2. Wipe skillet clean and add oil. Heat over medium-high heat, add garlic and ginger, and cook 30 seconds. Add broccoli, carrots, celery and red pepper, and stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add snow peas and yellow squash and cook 2 minutes more. Stir in broth and soy sauce and simmer for 3 minutes, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir in brown rice, green onions, and scrambled eggs. Reduce heat to low and warm through, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 274, Fat, total (g): 9, carb. (g): 40, fiber (g): 6, pro. (g): 10, calcium (mg): 85, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.