Simple Mexican Rice

Recipe by PanNan
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 14
    cup vegetable oil
  • 12
    cup chopped onion
  • 12
    cup chopped pepper (your preference, sweet or hot)
  • 1 12
    cups raw converted rice
  • 1
    cup frozen vegetables (such as peas, corn, chopped carrots, or a combination)
  • 1
    tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 14
    cups water
  • chopped cilantro (amount to your taste, either as a garnish only, or a few tbsp chopped, mixed in)
  • salsa, on the side
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil in a non-stick sauce pan that has a tight fitting lid.
  • Add onion and pepper.
  • Saute until tender.
  • Add rice.
  • Saute rice until opaque.
  • Add vegetables, bouillon, garlic and water.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Keep tightly covered and simmer 15- 20 minutes- do not peek.
  • Serve with chopped cilantro on top or mixed in dish.
  • Pass the salsa.
  • Note, I have used chopped fresh or frozen spinach instead of the frozen vegetables and it was very good.
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