Alert
Close

Top the Treasure Hunt leaderboard by 5 p.m. Friday to win a $100 gift card! Learn more

Highlights

Open

SEARCH RECIPES

Enter an ingredient, course or keyword and get cooking!

 

AARP Real Possibilities

 

FREE FUN!

AARP Games - Play Now!
Car buying made easy with the AARP Auto Buying Program

Contests and
Sweeps

Safe Driving in 2014 Sweepstakes

Learn how AARP Driver Safety can help you stay safe—and enter for a chance to win $1,000. See official rules. 

most popular
articles

Viewed

Chicken and Spanish Rice

You can stretch your food dollar — and eat well, too.

A budget-friendly, low-sodium, heart healthy recipe from the National Institutes of Health.

1 cup onions, chopped
3/4 cup green peppers
2 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 8-ounce can tomato sauce*
1 teaspoon parsley, chopped
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 1/4 teaspoon garlic, minced
5 cups cooked brown rice (cooked in unsalted water)
3 1/2 cups chicken breasts, cooked, skin and bone removed, and diced

In a large skillet, sauté onions and green peppers in oil for 5 minutes on medium heat.

Add tomato sauce and spices. Heat through.

Add cooked rice and chicken. Heat through.

* To reduce sodium, use one 4-ounce can of low-sodium tomato sauce and one 4-ounce can of regular tomato sauce. New sodium content for each serving is 215 milligrams.

Makes 5 servings
Serving Size: 1-1/2 cup

Per Serving:
Calories: 428
Total Fat: 8 grams
Saturated Fat: 2 grams
Cholesterol: 80 milligrams
Sodium: 341 milligrams
Protein: 35 grams
Carbohydrate: 52 grams
Calcium: 50 milligrams
Magnesium: 122 milligrams
Potassium: 545 milligrams
Fiber: 8 grams

Topic Alerts

You can get weekly email alerts on the topics below. Just click “Follow.”

Manage Alerts

Processing

Please wait...

progress bar, please wait

Tell Us WhatYou Think

Please leave your comment below.

Discounts & Benefits

From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.

Pepperoni Pizza, Papa Johns Superbowl promotion for AARP members

Members receive 25% off regular price menu items at Papa John's

Outback Steak

Members save 15% Mon-Thurs & during weekend lunch at Outback Steakhouse.

McCormick and Schmicks (McCormick and Schmicks)

Members save 10% every day when dining at McCormick and Schmick's.

Member Benefits

Join or renew today! Members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.