Mexican Rice


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 175.8
  • Total Fat: 7.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.1 mg
  • Sodium: 14.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.2 g
  • Protein: 2.4 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    1 Tbsp butter
    2 cups minute brown rice (pre-cooked per directions)
    1 medium onion diced
    1/2 c chopped green pepper
    3 cloves garlic minced
    2 tsp tumeric
    1/4 tsp cumin
    1-2 dashes crushed red pepper flakes
    salt & pepper to taste


Cook rice per instructions on box and set aside.

Put oil into non-stick skillet and melt butter into the oil. Add the peppers and sautee for 2 min. Add the onion and garlic and sautee for another 2-4 minutes (until onions turn translucent). Add seasonings and rice and stir thoroughly. Rice should turn a yellow color (from the tumeric).

Makes 6 servings (approx 1 1/2 cup) You can get 8 (approx 1 cup) servings to lower the calories.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FROGSTYR.


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