Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice
Budget-friendly recipe
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With the help of frozen vegetables, this is a tasty, nutritious side dish. Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro or a sprinkle of cheese.

Ingredients

1
tablespoon
1
cup
½
teaspoon
¼
teaspoon
1
cup
thawed

What You'll Need

  • Measuring cup
  • Measuring spoon
  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Medium saucepan with lid
  • Spatula or large spoon

Directions

  1. Heat vegetable oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and sauté until soft, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in broth, rice, ½ cup tomatoes, chili powder, and salt. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 25 minutes
  3. Stir in vegetables and let stand for 5 minutes. Spoon remaining tomatoes over the top and serve.

Nutrition Info and more

Serving size:
cups
Total calories:
312
Total fat:
6 g
Saturated fat:
1 g
Carbohydrates:
58 g
Protein:
9 g
Fiber:
8 g
Sodium:
443 mg
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