Jess's Mexican Rice Recipe

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Jess's Mexican rice

Jessica Hannan

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@PansyAlvaris

I love Mexican rice!
I love the tomatoes and the veggies and of course the rice!
This is easily made by stuff that is on hand, and is a tasty alternative to Mexican rice made with high sodium, MSG laden tomato and chicken bouillon.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1/4 c
vegetable oil
2 c
jasmine rice
1/2 medium
yellow onion, diced
1/2 small
green bell pepper, diced
1/4 c
tomato paste
1 can(s)
tomatoes with green chilis
3 c
boiling water
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prep your veggies.
2
Preheat skillet with lid, over medium heat.
Once hot, add the oil, swirl the pan.
3
Saute the rice, onions and bell pepper until the rice looks toasted. This takes about 3-5 minutes.
4
Stir in the tomato paste and stir until it coats the rice.
Pour in tomatoes with chilis and boiling water.
Stir well.
5
Cover and let simmer for 15 minutes.
Salt and pepper to taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy