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jagacita - jag - portugal

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Baby Kato
Beautiful Shore Country, NB

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
serves 8
prep time 5 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For jagacita - jag - portugal

  • 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

  • 1
    Heat 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.
  • 2
    Pour in the water, cover and bring to a boil, then add the rice, salt and pepper, and re-cover.
  • 3
    When the rice starts to boil, reduce the heat to simmer and cook until the rice is almost down, about 15 minutes.
  • 4
    Stir 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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