Mexican Green Rice(Vegetarian)

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 3-4




  • Simmer the stock with the celery, onion, garlic, parsley, oregano, and 2 tbls. of the cilantro until the celery is tender, about 5 minutes. Puree in a blender or food processor and return it to the pan. Season to taste with salt.
  • Heat the oil in a 2 quart saucepan over medium heat. Add the rice and cook, stirring constantly, for a few minutes, until clear and pale gold. Add the warm stock and bring to a boil. Cover and cook over low heat for 20-25 minutes(if using white rice, let cook 15 minutes). Let stand for 5-10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, peel, seed, and chop the chiles. Add them to the pan along with the remaining cilantro and the mint. Gently fluff them into the rice with a fork.
  • Variation with Peas:.
  • Add 1 cup fresh or frozen peas while the rice is standing. The heat of the rice should cook the peas.