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Microwave Spanish Tomato Rice

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Ingredients
  Diced onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diced green bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Olive oil/Vegetable oil 2 Teaspoon
  Garlic cloves 1 Small, minced
  Canned italian tomatoes with juice 1 Cup (16 tbs), drained, chopped
  Instant rice 2 Ounce, uncooked
  Red pepper 1 Dash
  Salt 1 Dash
  Pepper 1 Dash
Directions

MAKING
1) In a 1-quart microwavable, shallow, casserole, add onion, bell pepper, oil and garlic. Mix well.
2) Microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring once every 1 minute.
3) When the vegetable turn tender, add in the tomatoes, reserved tomato liquid and uncooked rice. Mix well to combine.
4) Cover the casserole with a vented plastic wrap. Microwave on HIGH for 10 minutes. Stir in between 5 minutes into the cooking time.
5) When the rice becomes tender, take the casserole out from the oven. Stir in the red pepper, salt and pepper and mix thoroughly.
6) Let the rice stand for a minute before serving.

SERVING
7) Serve the Spanish RIce garnished with chopped scallion.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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