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Mexican Rice Recipe

Looking for an easy Mexican Rice recipe? Learn how to make Mexican Rice using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by projecthealthyhouse

Makes 4 servings



By: Mommyto2 "This is a wonderful side dish for any Mexican dinner.

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Rice

3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup uncooked long-grain rice
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup tomato sauce
2 cups chicken broth

Recipe Directions for Mexican Rice

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat and add rice. Cook, stirring constantly, until puffed and golden. While rice is cooking, sprinkle with salt and cumin.

  2. Stir in onions and cook until tender. Stir in tomato sauce and chicken broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

Categories

Rice, Side Dish, Mexican

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 215.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
292
Calories from Fat
102
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.3g
17%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
545mg
23%
Potassium
281mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
40.4g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
6.4g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 3% Iron 16%
* 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 sugar
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