Jagacita - Jag - Portugal

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This recipe is submitted for play in CQ3 – Azores. It is a Portugese recipe by Ana Patuleia Ortins.

I love rice dishes, this one sounds terrific.

★★★★★ 2 votes
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1⁄4 cup olive oil
1 cup onion, finely chopped
2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped, fresh
1 teaspoon paprika
2 bay leaves
6 cups water
3 cups long grain rice, uncooked
2 teaspoons salt, coarse sea salt
1⁄2 teaspoon white pepper, freshly ground (may use black pepper)
2 cups beans, lima, kidney, butter (freshly cooked or canned)

How to Make Jagacita - Jag - Portugal


  • 1Heat the olive oil in a large pot, add the onions and sauté until they are lightly golden, then toss in the parsley, paprika and bay leaves and simmer for a minute.
  • 2Pour in the water, cover and bring to a boil, then add the rice, salt and pepper, and re-cover.
  • 3When the rice starts to boil, reduce the heat to simmer and cook until the rice is almost down, about 15 minutes.
  • 4Stir in the beans, recover and continue to simmer for 15 minutes more, then shut off the heat and let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

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About Jagacita - Jag - Portugal

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Portugese

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