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Bowl of green bean and rice casserole sitting on a place next to a spoon.

Makes: 6 Servings

This no-fuss side dish is a great addition to any meal and can be prepared in a flash.


  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup rice, uncooked
  • 1 can low-sodium green beans, drained (about 15 ounces)
  • 1 can low-sodium diced tomatoes (about 15 ounces)
  • 1 cup water


  1. In a medium-sized pan, cook onions in vegetable oil until they start to turn light brown.
  2. Add the rice, green beans, tomatoes, and water.
  3. Bring to a boil.
  4. Cover the pot with a lid and cook over low heat for 10 minutes.

Source: A Harvest of Recipes with USDA Foods, Adapted from a recipe in Healthy Diabetes Recipes and More, South Dakota Diabetes Control Program

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 114
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 183 mg
Carbohydrates 21 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 3 g
Calcium 47 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 210 mg