Tico Rice (Veg*n & Brown Rice)

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by magpie diner

Found in a guide to Costa Rica, this makes a nice change from plain rice and is pretty simple to prepare. I tweaked slightly to use brown rice, most versions use white, and most versions use chicken broth. Use any way you would normally use cooked rice!

Top Review by Starrynews

So easy, and a great way to dress up rice. I had some yellow pepper left, so used that. Colorful and tasty. Thanks for sharing! Veggie Swap 51

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop cilantro, onion, and bell pepper very fine and set aside.
  2. Add the oil to a large pan and sauté the dry rice for 2 minutes over medium high flame then add the chopped onion, sweet pepper and cilantro and sauté another 2 minutes.
  3. Add the veggie broth and salt, bring to a boil, then cover and reduce heat to simmer until rice is tender (45-50 minutes).
  4. Top with some reserved cilantro.

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