Best Ever Mexican Rice
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Serves: Serves 4
Mexican Rice that is full of vegetables, garlic, chili powder, cumin and tomatoes.
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups Uncle Ben's Rice
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 15 oz. can petit diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 3/4 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • salt and black pepper, to taste
  1. Saute garlic with olive oil in a sauté pan for 1 minute. Add the onions and stir until they start to turn translucent, about 3 minutes.
  2. Stir in the rice. Cook over medium heat until the rice starts to brown.
  3. Add the chicken broth, tomatoes and 1/2 of the water. Stir in the spices. Cover. Cook for 10 minutes over medium heat. Add the carrots and corn. If more water is needed add it. Cook another 5 minutes.
  4. Add the peas. Remove from heat and leave covered until ready to serve.
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