Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Side Dishes

Authentic Mexican Rice

8 servings

servings

5 minutes

active time

30 minutes

total time

Ingredients

2 vine ripened tomatoes

1 white onion

4 cloves garlic

1 jalapeño

1/4 cup tomato sauce

1/3 cup oil

2 cups long grain white rice

2 cups chicken broth

1 teaspoon salt

1 lime (for serving)

2 tablespoons cilantro (for garnish)

Directions

Puree vegetables

Place the tomatoes, onion, garlic, jalapeño, and tomato sauce in a blender and blend until smooth.

Toast rice

Set a heavy bottomed pot over medium high heat, add in the oil and rice. Continue to cook, stirring frequently until the rice is golden and toasted.

Add puree, broth and salt and bring to boil

Add in the tomato puree, broth, and salt. Bring to a boil.

Simmer and garnish

Once boiling reduce the heat to low to maintain a simmer and cover. Cook 20 minutes then turn off the heat, let it sit for 10 minutes before uncovering. Garnish with cilantro and a squeeze of lime.

Nutrition

Serving Size

-

Calories

269 kcal

Total Fat

9 g

Saturated Fat

-

Unsaturated Fat

-

Trans Fat

-

Cholesterol

-

Sodium

550 mg

Total Carbohydrate

40 g

Dietary Fiber

1 g

Total Sugars

1 g

Protein

4 g

8 servings

servings

5 minutes

active time

30 minutes

total time
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