Lone Star Rice

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Vickie Parks
from Renton, WA

A delicious rice dish from the state of Texas.

serves 6
prep time 5 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Saute

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/4 c
    chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    cooking oil
  • 1 c
    uncooked long-grain white rice
  • 1/2 c
    canned tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 2 c
    water
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    chopped fresh cilantro
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How To Make

  • 1
    In a skillet, sauté the onion and green pepper in oil for about 2 minutes.
  • 2
    Add the rice and stir until coated with oil.
  • 3
    Add the tomatoes, turmeric, cumin, salt, garlic powder and water, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer about 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  • 4
    Stir in fresh chopped cilantro, and serve.

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