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Mexican Rice

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Ingredients
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Long grain white rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced or pressed
  Tomatoes 2 Medium, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  Chicken broth 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Regular Strength)
  Canned green chilies 2 , chopped
  Chopped fresh coriander 2 Tablespoon (Cilantro)
  Pimento stuffed green olives 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

In a 2-quart pan over medium heat, cook onion in butter until soft.
Add rice and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until rice is golden (about 5 minutes).
Add tomatoes, broth, chiles, and salt and pepper to taste.
Cover and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until rice is al dente and all liquid is absorbed (about 20 minutes).
Turn off heat and stir in coriander (if used) and olives.
Let stand, covered, for 10 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday

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