Mexican Green Rice (Vegan)

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by the80srule

A colorful dish I had fun making, from a Mexican cookbook that I altered to my liking by using healthier vegan-friendly ingredients. I served it with steamed black beans and ate on tortillas with monterey jack cheese. Yummy!

Top Review by Just Nora

We had a vegan guest for dinner, and this was a hit for everyone!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. De-vein poblanos, puree in a blender or food processor with 1/4 cup water, and strain.
  2. Soak the rice in boiling water for 15 minutes. Drain and rinse it in.
  3. cold water; drain very well.
  4. Sautee the rice in hot oil for a minute or so.
  5. Add the onion. When the rice sounds like sand as it is stirred, add the pureed chiles and continue to cook until thickened.
  6. Add the broth, cilantro, lime juice, and salt (to taste).
  7. When the liquid comes to a boil, cover, lower heat, and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes.

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