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Spanish Rice Or Vegetarian Paella

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Ingredients
  Rice 8 Ounce
  Olive oil 4 Tablespoon
  Onions 8 Ounce, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Tomatoes/1/2 pint tinned tomatoes 8 Ounce, skinned
  Hot water 1 Pinch, soaked
  Cucumber 4 Ounce, peeled
  Celery stick 3 , chopped
  Green peppers 6 Ounce, thinly sliced
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Chopped thyme/Marjoram 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon rind 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Cheese 6 Ounce, grated
  Nuts 4 Ounce, salted
  Black olives/Fried mushrooms 1 Tablespoon, stoned
  Red pepper strips To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1) In a thick pan, gently saute the dry rice in oil until pale yellow.
2) Stir in the onions, garlic and salt, then cook for further 2-3 minutes.
3) Mix in the tomatoes and water, then cook covered over a low heat for 15 minutes.
4) Stir in the cucumber and celery, then cook further for 5 minutes.
5) Stir in the red and green peppers, cook further for about 5 minutes until the rice is just tender and almost dry.
6) Turn off the heat, stir in herbs, lemon rind and nuts.
7) Adjust the seasoning and remove in an ovenproof dish.
8) Garnish with olives and red pepper, srrinkle over the grated cheese.

SERVING
9) Serve immediately or place under the grill and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice, Tomato
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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