Mexican Rice

Recipe by Florida Cook
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Add the oil to the pan and put heat on to medium high. Add the rice and saute until golden brown approximately 10 - 15 minutes.
  • Add the onion and bell pepper and saute another 5 - 10 minutes.
  • The important thing is to make sure the rice is toasted to a nice golden brown.
  • Using a garlic press, add the minced fresh garlic by squeezing the press and cutting off
  • the garlic as it comes out, with a knife.
  • Continue to saute for an additional 3 minutes. You will notice a wonderful garlic aroma.
  • Add the tomato puree, chicken broth and salt. Stir and turn heat up to high. Bring to a full boil while stirring. Continue to boil for 2 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • When it's done, turn off the heat, remove the lid and stir in the peas.
  • wait 5 minutes before serving.
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