Costa Rican Rice

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

From El Cocodrilo's Cookbook.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
peanut oil
1/3 c
diced red or green bell pepper
1/2 c
diced onion
2 c
long grain rice, well rinsed
1 1/3 c
water
2 tsp
tomato paste
1/4 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
2 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
freshly squeezed lime juice
1 tsp
olive oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat the peanut oil in a medium saucepan. Add the bell pepper and onion; cook over medium heat, stirring often, until the onion begins to brown.
2
Add the rice, water, tomato paste, black pepper, salt, and lime juice; mix well. Bring the liquid to a boil.
3
Add the olive oil to the rice mixture; reduce the heat, and simmer, covered and undisturbed, until all the liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes.
4
Serve hot.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Latin American