Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Vegetable Fried Rice
It's good, she's a jerk.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil-- 6tbsp
1 can corn, drained
1 can black beans rinsed and drained
1 can diced tomatoes
4 cups cooked brown rice--follow directions on bag
spices to taste--I use oregano, basil, salt & pepper
1. Heat the olive oil on medium. Add herbs and stir to coat with the oil. Stir in the corn and cook 3-5 minutes
2. add the black beans and cook 3-5 minutes longer
3. add the tomatoes, stir to combine and heat 3-5 minutes
4. add the cooked rice, stir to combine, and heat through
Total cost for the recipe: $4.25
Cost per serving: $1.06
Honestly, this is way more than four servings for me. Usually, I divvy up the finished product between two one-quart square containers, and freeze one. That way, I don't get sick of it, and nothing goes bad. To defrost, just move from freezer to fridge and wait a day. Microwave as usual and enjoy.