• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    My mom and I transformed plain rice by adding feta, cranberries, pumpkin seeds and cayenne. We wound up with a sweet and spicy crowd-pleaser. —Lisa de Perio, Dallas, Texas

    Ingredients

    • 2-1/4 cups water
    • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
    • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1 cup uncooked jasmine rice
    • 1/4 cup salted pumpkin seeds or pepitas
    • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
    • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
    • 1/4 cup dried cranberries

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 258 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 12 g 17.73%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 31.03%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 24 mg 7.9%
    • Sodium: 586 mg 24.4%
    • Calcium: 27 mg 2.7%
    • Potassium: 59 mg 1.7%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.32%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 30 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.33%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 8.51%
    • Vitamin C 3.53%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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