Jess's Mexican rice

Jess's Mexican Rice Recipe

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Jessica Hannan


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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5 Min
20 Min


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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

How to Make Jess's Mexican rice


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

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About Jess's Mexican rice

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

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