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Meatless Mexican Rice

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Meatless Mexican Rice

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: dairy free, easy, gluten-free, lowfat, meatless, rice, vegetarian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 279kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 cup brown rice, raw
  • 1 teaspoon cumin, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 14 1/2 ounce diced tomatoes, canned
  • 2 cup vegetable broth

Serve With

  • 2 cup pineapple


  • Mince garlic and dice onion.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium. Once oil becomes shimmery, add onion and cook for 4 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute more, stirring frequently.
  • Add rice, cumin, pepper, salt, chopped cilantro, tomatoes (with liquid), and broth. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 35-45 minutes or until rice has become tender and all liquid has been absorbed.
  • Remove from heat and allow to rest for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving.
  • Serve rice with pineapple on the side.
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Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 744mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 13g

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