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Peppered Pork And Rice Casserole

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Ingredients
  Uncooked brown rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Uncooked rotini pasta 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Reduced-calorie margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Boneless pork loin chops 6 Ounce, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (1 Boneless Pork Loin Chop)
  Lean boiled ham 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Sliced green onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Green pepper 1 Small, cut into thin strips
  Tomato 1 Medium, seeded and chopped
  Low sodium chicken broth 21 Ounce (2 Can, 10 1/2 Ounce Each, Ready To Serve Type)
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

In 3-quart casserole, combine rice, rotini, margarine and garlic.
Microwave at High for 5 to 6 minutes, or until rice and rotini are lightly browned, stirring after every 2 minutes.
Stir in remaining ingredients.
Cover.
Microwave at High for 5 minutes.
Reduce power to 50% (Medium).
Microwave for 40 to 50 minutes longer, or until liquid is absorbed and rice and rotini are tender.
Let stand, covered, for 10 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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