Mexican-Style Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 68.9
  • Total Fat: 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 43.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 1.6 g

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A great side dish! A great side dish!
Number of Servings: 6


    1 tsp saffron
    2 c. rice (jasmine works well)
    1/2 small can Del Monte Petite Cut Diced Tomatoes
    1/2 jalapeno pepper, chopped
    1/4 c. raw onion, chopped (green or red are nice)
    1 tsp cilantro
    1 tsp cumin


Bring 2 cups water to rolling boil; add rice. When rice has boiled for 10 minutes (when using jasmine rice), add 1 tsp saffron threads, lightly crushed. Stir. When rice has finished boiling, add 1/2 small can Del Monte Petite Cut Diced tomatoes, 1/2 chopped jalapeno pepper (or more, depending on taste), 1/4 cup chopped raw onion, 1 tsp cilantro, and 1 tsp cumin. Leave on burner on low to keep rice warm. Makes 6 1/2 cup servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ELBRIES.

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    OMG!!! made this recipie last night!!! was a hit with my dinner guests! they all asked for my secret! i pointed them all to this site! thank you very muc! - 6/19/09

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was a little bland to myself and my guests. I added a small jar of salsa. - 7/1/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Really good on Tacos - 6/16/09

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    very good - 6/30/09

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  • mmm sounds good can not wait to tryit...dont use cumin spice thou...hmm - 6/28/09

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