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Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

This homemade rice recipe is easy to make and serves as a great side dish for any Mexican meal.

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Servings
1-1/2 cups
Calories Cholesterol Sat Fat Carbs
179 0mg 2g 19g
Recipe Footprint (for Recipe's Default # of Servings)
1.0 Water saved (gallons) [animal consumption only]
1.2 Manure (pounds) not deposited into the environment
1.5 Grains / feed (pounds) not consumed by animals
2.9 Methane (gallons) not created by animals
36.0 CO2 (pounds) not released into the atmosphere
.2 Animal lives saved
Recipe Chef Pamela Kurp
Course Veggie Side Dishes
Cuisine Mexican
Diet Vegan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 C white rice (uncooked)
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove (minced)
  • 1/2 C yellow onions (chopped)
  • 1/2 C bell pepper (red) (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tomato (large, chopped)
  • 2 C vegetable broth
  • 1 Tbsp cilantro (fresh) (chopped)
Course Veggie Side Dishes
Cuisine Mexican
Diet Vegan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 C white rice (uncooked)
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove (minced)
  • 1/2 C yellow onions (chopped)
  • 1/2 C bell pepper (red) (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tomato (large, chopped)
  • 2 C vegetable broth
  • 1 Tbsp cilantro (fresh) (chopped)
Servings
1-1/2 cups
Calories Cholesterol Sat Fat Carbs
179 0mg 2g 19g
Recipe Footprint (for Recipe's Default # of Servings)
1.0 Water saved (gallons) [animal consumption only]
1.2 Manure (pounds) not deposited into the environment
1.5 Grains / feed (pounds) not consumed by animals
2.9 Methane (gallons) not created by animals
36.0 CO2 (pounds) not released into the atmosphere
.2 Animal lives saved
Recipe Chef Pamela Kurp
Instructions
  1. In a large pan, heat the oil; add the rice and cook until golden.
  2. Add the vegetables to the rice, and saute until tender.
  3. Add the spices, tomato, broth and cilantro; cook until the liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally over low heat for approximately 20 minutes.
Recipe Notes

You can also add peas, sliced green onions, corn or other vegetables to the rice mixture. You can also use a green bell pepper in place of the red bell pepper, if desired.

Cover and store for up to one week in the refrigerator.

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