2 c. cooked brown rice
2 T. olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
1 Jalapeno pepper (no seeds), chopped
8 oz. tomato sauce or 1 ½ c. chopped tomatoes
Salt and Pepper to taste
In a large pan with lid, cook on medium heat. 2 t. oil in pan. Add all chopped veggies (except garlic) and saute for 5 – 10 minutes.
Add garlic and tomato sauce. Simmer 10 minutes. Add rice, stir and cover until hot for 20 – 30 minutes.
Serve as a side dish or add meat leftovers, sausage, red beans or a combination of them for a main dish.