Arroz Verde (green Rice)

Arroz Verde (green Rice) Recipe

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Marge Durfee


A recipe sent from my daughter in Oregon. Not too spicy, just right and can be substituted for potato on the main course. I combined the following day with cut up deli chicken heating covered in the microwave!. So delicious, hope you enjoy!

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30 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


1/2Cup c
tightly packed cilantro
1 c
tightly packed spinach leaves
1 1/4 c
chicken stock
1 1/4 c
milk ( i used almond milk-regular)
1 tsp
3 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 1/2 c
long grain white rice
1/4 c
chopped onion
1 clove
garlic, minced
1 can(s)
chopped mild green chilies

How to Make Arroz Verde (green Rice)


  • 1Blend cilantro, spinach & broth till smooth. Add milk & salt, blend until well combined
  • 2In a heavy saucepan, heat butter and olive oil over medium heat. Add Rice and cook until golden , about 3-4 minutes. Add Onion & Garlic. Continue cooking, stirring constantly about 1 minute
  • 3Add contents of blender and the can ol chilies and stir well. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low and cook about 20 minutes
  • 4Remove from heat. Keep covered and let rest for 10 minutes. Serve hot.

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About Arroz Verde (green Rice)

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Asian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy