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Cooking Authentic Mexican Rice

How to Make Authentic Mexican Rice

This recipe for Authentic Mexican Rice is a delicious side dish that is perfect for any Mexican-inspired meal. It is easy to make and requires only a few simple ingredients. The rice is cooked in a flavorful tomato sauce and is seasoned with garlic, onion, and cumin. The result is a flavorful and fragrant side dish that is sure to be a hit with your family and friends.


– 2 tablespoons of olive oil
– 1/2 cup of diced onion
– 1/2 cup of diced bell pepper
– 2 cloves of garlic, minced
– 1 cup of long-grain white rice
– 2 cups of chicken broth
– 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
– 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
– Salt and pepper to taste


1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
2. Add the onion and bell pepper and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
3. Add the garlic and cook for an additional minute.
4. Add the rice and stir to combine.
5. Add the chicken broth, tomato sauce, cumin, salt, and pepper.
6. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and cover the pan.
7. Simmer for 20 minutes, or until the rice is cooked through.
8. Fluff the rice with a fork and serve.

Nutritional Information:

– Calories: 250
– Fat: 7g
– Carbohydrates: 37g
– Protein: 6g
– Sodium: 590mg

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