Grandma's Mexican Rice Recipe

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Submitted by amberchristien

Makes 6 servings



Sauteed rice, onions, & garlic simmered with cilantro and tomato and salt until done

Recipe Ingredients for Grandma's Mexican Rice

1 cup white rice
4 cups water
1/2 onion
1/2 tomato
1/2 cup cilantro
4 cloves garlic
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 salt

Recipe Directions for Grandma's Mexican Rice

  1. Sautee diced onions and minced garlic in 1/2 tbsp oil until golden and tender

  2. Removed from pan

  3. Sautee white rice in 1 1/2 tbsp oil in same pan used for onions and garlic until over 50% are golden brown

  4. Add onions and garlic to rice

  5. Add water, chopped cilantro and tomato, and salt to taste

  6. Bring to a boil

  7. Cover and simmer until water is gone

Categories

Rice, Side Dish, Mexican

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 211.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
161
Calories from Fat
43
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.8g
7%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
35mg
1%
Potassium
78mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
26.4g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0.7g
3%
Sugars
0.6g
Protein
2.5g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 2% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
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