Vegetarian sloppy joes

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 tablespoon Vegetable oil
1 medium Onion; chopped
1 medium Green pepper; chopped
3 cups Cooked brown rice
32 ounces Mexican-style pinto beans (canned)
¾ cup Hickory smoke barbecue sauce
4 Whole grain buns

Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and green pepepr; cook 2 to 3 minutes. Add rice, beans and barbecue sauce.

Simmer 10 to 15 minutes, until heated through. Serve on buns.

Each serving provides: * 542 calories * 19⅕ g. protein * 9⅖ g. fat * 96⅖ g. carbohydrates * 3⅕ g. dietary fiber * 17 mg. cholesterol * 1637 mg. sodium.

[Karen's note: I'm not sure where the cholesterol comes from in this recipe. There's no cheese in the photo next to the recipe, so maybe the buns contain some animal products...?] Source: "Veg-able Rice" Reprinted with permission from USA Rice Council Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias

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