Portuguese Tomato Rice (Arroz de Tomate)

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Great with chicken, pork or beef.

★★★★☆ 3 votes
10 Min
40 Min
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1/4 c
olive oil
2 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
1 large
yellow onion, peeled and chopped
2 clove
garlic, peeled and chopped
2 large
tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped
3 c
chicken broth (or beef)
2 c
long grain rice, uncooked
salt and pepper, to taste
chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish (optional)

How to Make Portuguese Tomato Rice (Arroz de Tomate)


  • 1Heat the oil and butter in a large saucepan over moderate heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook 5 minutes, until soft but not brown.
  • 2Add the tomatoes, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • 3Add the broth and bring to a boil. Stir in the rice, salt, and pepper, and cover. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook covered until the rice is done, about 20 minutes.
  • 4Fluff with a fork and garnish with chopped cilantro if desired.

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About Portuguese Tomato Rice (Arroz de Tomate)

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

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