Aromatic Mexican Rice

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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Rough chop tomatoes, onion & peeled garlic.
  • In a food processor or blender, puree the tomatoes, onion & garlic. Use fresh tomatoes OR canned tomatoes, not both.
  • In 1 1/2 tablespoons oil, sautee rice, stirring often, until rice turns white. Its okay if some of the rice starts to lightly brown. This step usually takes 5 - 6 minutes.
  • Add the diced carrots and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add the tomato/onion/garlic puree and cook until the liquid reduces a little and the mixture appears drier.
  • Add the chicken broth, salt, jalapenos, parsley & bring to a boil.
  • Cover, reduce heat to simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Open pot and scatter peas on top. Recover and let sit for 5 minutes.
  • Fluff with fork and serve.
  • Discard jalapenos or use to decorate the dish.
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