Mexican Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 77.9
  • Total Fat: 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 126.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.8 g
  • Protein: 1.5 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1/2 c chopped onion
    1/2 c chopped green bell pepper
    1 roma tomato chopped
    1 garlic clove minced
    1 c white rice
    1 c chicken stock
    1 c water
    1 tsp ground cumin
    1/2 tbsp chili powder
    1 tsp garlic powder
    1/4 c tomato sauce
    1 tbsp canola oil


saute onion, bell peper, tomato and garlic in a large sauce pan with oil. Add in rice and coat well. Add in cumin, chili powder, and garlic powder and stir. Add in stock and water, stir. Add in tomato sauce and stir. Bring to a boil and lower heat and simmer til done, about 20 minutes. Makes 6 servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KATSHEAVEN.

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This sounds great, can't wait to try it! I love Mexican rice but stopped using the mixes due to the high sodium count. This recipe sounds great! - 7/27/09

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  • Incredible!
    I use this recipe all the time, it's quick and easy and even my picky eaters like it!!!#momwin - 9/22/16

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  • I will omit the chopped tomatoes as I don't care for them but will definately use the sauce! - 9/17/13

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  • Very Good
    My husband likes very simple mexican rice and this was pretty good. There was nice flavor but nothing overpowering. Thanks! - 7/3/12

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  • Incredible!
    i tried it and had to triple the recipe because rest of family wasn't on diet . even my 3 year old loved it. thanks for sharing. i will definitely make it again within a week. - 7/25/09

    Reply from KATSHEAVEN (7/28/09)
    So Glad you liked it! It's one of my family's favorite too.

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