Garlic Rice with Pine Nuts

1 small green pepper, cut in strips
1 small red pepper, cut in strips
1/4 cup pine nuts or slivered almonds
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tbs margarine, melted
1-1/3 cups cooked rice (cooked in fat-free chicken broth)
2 tbs snipped fresh parsley

Cook peppers, pine nuts, and garlic in margarine in large skillet over medium-high heat until light brown. Add rice and parsley; stir until thoroughly heated.

Makes 4 servings.

Microwave Oven:
Combine peppers, pine nuts, garlic, and margarine in shallow 2-quart microwave proof baking dish. Cover and cook on HIGH (maximum power) 4 to 5 minutes; stir after 2 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients; cook on HIGH 1 minute or until throughly heated.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana