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Tomato Rice Ring Italian Style

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Ingredients
  Tomato 1 Large, thinly sliced
  Rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Green beans 1⁄2 Pound, cut in 1 inch lengths
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Zucchini 2 Medium, cut in 1/4 inch. slices
  Yellow squash 2 Medium, cut in 1/4 inch. slices
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Butter a 4-1/2-cup ring mold and line bottom with tomato slices.
Cook rice with water, 1 teaspoon salt and 1 tablespoon butter or margarine according to package directions.
In a large skillet, heat olive oil.
Add green beans, onion and garlic.
Cover.
Cook slowly 10 minutes.
Add zucchini, yellow squash, 1 teaspoon salt and oregano.
Cover.
Cook until vegetables are just tender, about 10 minutes.
Add 2 tablespoons butter or margarine.
Heat just until melted.
When rice is cooked, stir in cheese.
Lightly spoon rice mixture into prepared ring mold.
Let stand about 5 minutes.
Turn out by inverting on a serving plate.
Fill center of rice ring with vegetables.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Tomato

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