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Gandules with Rice

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8 servings, 3/4 cup each

Here's our Healthy Living take on the Puerto Rican favorite made with rice, pigeon peas and pork. It starts with crisp bacon—and ends up a favorite!

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  • Cook bacon in medium saucepan until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, reserving drippings in saucepan. Drain bacon on paper towels.
  • Add green peppers, onions and garlic to reserved drippings; cook and stir on medium heat 5 min. Add tomato sauce, rice and black pepper; mix well. Stir in water. Bring to boil. Stir in peas; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 20 min. Stir.
  • Crumble bacon; sprinkle over rice mixture.

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Special Extra

For Caribbean flavor, place a banana leaf over the saucepan before covering it with the lid while the rice cooks.


  • 8 servings, 3/4 cup each

Healthy Living

  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center
  • Diabetes Center

Nutrition Bonus

The colorful green peppers and tomatoes in this tasty side dish are a good source of vitamin C.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 3/4 cup each
Calories 190
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 320mg
Carbohydrate 27g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 3g
Protein 5g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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