Cat Kiselica


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
30 Min


  • 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

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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Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #rice

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