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Mexican Bowl: South-of-the-Border Lunch Express

South-of-the-Border Lunch Express

Why settle for fast food? This low-fat, homemade Mexican bowl is full of fresh ingredients and packed with flavor.
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Ingredients

Directions

Yield:
2 servings

Serving size:
1/2 of total recipe

Combine tomato, salsa, beans, corn, cilantro, garlic, and ground red pepper in 1-quart microwavable bowl. Cover with vented plastic wrap. Microwave on high 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until heated through; stir.

Microwave rice in separate 1-quart microwavable dish on high 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until heated through. Top with tomato mixture and cheese, if desired.

Variation: To make this vegetarian dish even more satisfying, add pinto beans.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 175 calories, Carbohydrates: 35 g, Protein: 5 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 244 mg, Fiber: 5 g

Exchanges per serving: 2 Bread/Starch, 1/2 Vegetable.

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