Portuguese Tomato Rice (Arroz de Tomate)

2
Mikekey *

By
@Mikekey

Great with chicken, pork or beef.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 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)

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat 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.
  2. Add the tomatoes, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Add 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.
  4. Fluff with a fork and garnish with chopped cilantro if desired.

Printable Recipe Card

About Portuguese Tomato Rice (Arroz de Tomate)

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



Show 8 Comments & Reviews

Full-Flavored Grilled Dinners for Summer

Full-Flavored Grilled Dinners for Summer


In my part of the United States, it’s been hot (very hot!). But when the afternoon sun falls, I look forward to skipping the stove and complicated dinner for the shade where my grill sits. It has been getting a workout at dinnertime – and not for steaks and burgers. The key to all these […]

How to Make Fry Sauce

How to Make Fry Sauce


Fry sauce has been around since the 1940s. It’s been a popular condiment in the western United States for a long time but in recent years it’s becoming popular across the country. So what is fry sauce and what is all the commotion about? This simple sauce, that’s a mix of mayo and ketchup, finds […]

15 Recipes for a Scaled Back Fourth of July Barbecue

15 Recipes for a Scaled Back Fourth of July Barbecue


Fourth of July may look a little different this year but it’s still our patriotic duty to enjoy delicious food. These scrumptious recipes are made with readily available ingredients and leftovers are just as good. Start with some Strawberry Salsa served with pita chips (tasty on top of chicken too). Grill Chipotle Lime Chicken and […]