~ mexican rice ~

★★★★★ 1
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By Cat Kiselica
from Grapevine, TX

So much better than packaged Mexican/Spanish rice -- authentic, fresh, colorful, and best of all, everyone loves it!

★★★★★ 1
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For ~ mexican rice ~

  • 2 Tbsp
    oil (i prefer peanut oil)
  • 1 c
    long-grain rice
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1
    onion, chopped fine
  • 3
    tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 2 c
    water (or broth, for extra flavor)
  • 1 tsp
    salt

How To Make ~ mexican rice ~

  • 1
    Heat oil; add rice & stir over medium-high heat until golden brown.
  • 2
    Add garlic & onion & saute until onion browns slightly.
  • 3
    Add tomatoes, water/broth, & salt. Bring to a boil, uncovered.
  • 4
    Turn heat down very low; cover & cook 15-20 mins.
  • 5
    Enjoy!
  • 6
    (NOTE: Can add chopped bell pepper with garlic & onion, if desired)
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