Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

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!

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.
Most Helpful

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

Just Nora December 19, 2009

Very simple to prepare, put it together and leave it!!! I loved this, not overly spicy, just a pleasant bite. I had no fresh coriander, so I used freeze-dried, however I will make this again with the Real thing! I liked the addition of lime juice, I very much enjoy those citrus flavours! A very good accompaniment to any number of dishes, I'm glad to add this to "good ways to eat rice" collection! Thanks, 80's Rule! Made for Veg*n swap#17

Karen Elizabeth December 11, 2009