Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice Recipe

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Kelly Jo Yaksich


We have monthly birthday parties with my husband's Serbian/German family members. There are a lot of us and it somewhat resembles the My Big Fat Greek Wedding when we are together! Food is shared and enjoyed by all! This month we are having a Mexican Fiesta with fried taco's and this fabulous Mexican Rice recipe from my mother in law.

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3 c
diced onions
3 clove
garlic, diced
3/4 c
2 can(s)
tomato soup
6 c
boiling water
2 c
long grain rice, uncooked
salt and pepper to taste


1Cover 2 cups of rice with water to soak. In a frying pan, saute the diced onions and garlic in margarine. Drain water off of rice. Remove onions and garlic from frying pan. Add rice and cook until lightly browned. Add 4 cups of boiling water and the onions and garlic. Bring to boil. Continue to boil until water is almost gone. Turn heat down and add 2 cups of boiling water and the 2 cans of tomato soup. Stir well until blended. Bring to boil, reduce heat. Simmer stirring occasionally until thickened. Add salt and pepper to taste.

About Mexican Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides