Arroz Con Gandules

Arroz Con Gandules Recipe

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Clairessa Raine


This is a recipe that my Grandma makes for Spanish Rice, granted mine is not like hers it is pretty dang close!! And to include my Puerto Rican touch, I add a tad bit more ingedients.


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10 Min
20 Min


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2 slice
bacon or 1/2 cup of ham ( chopped)
1/2 c
onion, chopped
1/2 c
green pepper, chopped
2 clove
garlic, minced
1 (15oz) can(s)
goya green pigeon peas (undrained)
1 pkg
sazon goya con cilantro y achiote (found in the spanish section.)
1/2 c
tomato sauce
3 c
2 c

How to Make Arroz Con Gandules


  • 1Heat large skillet over medium heat. Add bacon, onions, and peppers.Cook for 3 minutes.( I also a pimentos/olives for flavor.)
  • 2Stirin garlic and cook another 2 minutes longer. Add remaining ingredients except rice. Bring to a boil.
  • 3Stir in rice, cover. REduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Serves 8.

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About Arroz Con Gandules

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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