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Egg Fried Rice

photoDon’t let the “FRIED” in the name of this dish fool you. Fried rice can be a very healthy meal. You only use 1 tablespoon of oil for the whole dish, it’s full of nutritious, whole-grain brown rice, and

In our house we like to have a few meatless meals a week both to save money and to try to decrease our saturated fat consumption. Egg fried rice is a FANTASTIC meatless meal since you still get protein from the eggs. It’s also super-fast and SUPER inexpensive. Those two things combined mean this recipe is becoming a regular go-to for busy weeknights.

This is the perfect recipe to introduce your family to brown rice. Your family won’t be able to tell the difference! The key to GREAT fried rice is using cold, left-over rice. If you try to use fresh rice, you’ll end up with a gummy, gooey mess.

Also, don’t let the recipe limit you! EXPERIMENT with different veggies. I like to use up whatever leftover veggies are in the fridge. And don’t be afraid to try out some fruits too! Pineapple is delicious in fried rice.

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