Easy Mexican Rice

Kelly Raile


You can also add sauteed onion (as much as desired). I usually use 1/2 an onion. You can get creative and add cubed carrots (cooked until tender) or even peas.

This is easy to make and beats packaged mexican rice any day.


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5 Min
20 Min


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1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 c
long grain rice
2 1/2 c
cold water
2 tsp
2 tsp
garlic salt or 1 tsp. garlic powder
3/4 c
tomato sauce

How to Make Easy Mexican Rice


  • 1In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add rice and cook until lightly browned. Add water and remaining ingredients, bring to a boil.
  • 2Cover and simmer until rice is tender. Approx. 15 - 20 mins.

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About Easy Mexican Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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