Vegetable Rice Mix
|Mushrooms||2 Cup (32 tbs), sliced (fresh)|
|Carrot||1 Medium, finely chopped|
|Green pepper||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped|
|Celery||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped|
|Onion||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Cooked brown rice||4 Cup (64 tbs) (or cooked white rice)|
In 2-qt casserole combine mushrooms, carrot, green pepper, celery, onion, garlic and butter; cover.
Microwave at High 4 to 5 1/2 minutes, or until vegetables are tender-crisp, stirring after half the cooking time.
Stir in rice, salt and pepper.
Spoon into two freezer containers.
Label and freeze no longer than 1 month.
To defrost, remove from one container and place in 1- to 1 1/2-qt casserole; cover.
Microwave at High 2 minutes.
Microwave at High 1 to 2 minutes, or until defrosted.
To serve, continue to microwave, covered, at High 2 to 4 minutes, or until heated, stirring once.