International Confetti Rice

Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 15 minutes (cooked rice needed)

Serves:6-8

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 cup green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garlic, minced
  • 14.5 ounce can stewed tomatoes-Mexican, Cajun or Italian style
  • 4 ounce can chopped green chilies
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce (optional)
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • dash or two Tabasco sauce
  • 4 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro or parsley

Directions

Place the vegetable broth in a large pot. Add onion, celery, bell pepper, mushrooms, green onions, and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, except rice and cilantro or parsley. Cook, stirring occasionally for 5 more minutes. Add rice. Cook an additional 5 minutes. Stir in cilantro or parsley. Serve hot.