Tico Rice (Veg*n & Brown Rice)

Total Time
1hr 5mins
15 mins
50 mins

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!

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  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.