Mexican Rice Pilaf Recipe

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Generally, Mexican cooks make this rice with fresh tomatoes, but ever the corner-cutter, I use petite diced, drained.

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Servings: 6-8


Cost per serving $1.35 view details


  1. Saute the onion and garlic in the oil, add the rice (medium heat).
  2. Cook until the rice is translucent - 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add the other ingredients and bring to a boil.
  4. Cover, turn on low.
  5. Cook exactly 20 minutes, remove from heat.
  6. Let sit 5 minutes, fluff with a fork.
  7. Will freeze.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 316g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 303  
Calories from Fat 6 2%
Total Fat 0.65g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.17g 1%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 254mg 11%
Potassium 260mg 7%
Total Carbs 53.68g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1.8g 6%
Sugars 0.96g 1%
Protein 6.36g 10%
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  • ShaleeDP
    April 5, 2013
    This looks appetizing. Another rice recipe. Thanks for sharing.

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