Mexican Rice

Recipe: Mexican Rice From: Toni Okamoto atPlant Based on a Budget

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This rice has to be the cheapest, tastiest thing that I make. I spent about $2 making this dish. I suggest buying rice (and anything else that you can) in bulk its a lot cheaper and less wasteful of packaging.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup medium grain rice
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • 1/4 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Directions:

  • Heat vegetable oil in a medium sized pan. Fry the uncooked rice until it’s golden.
  • Add onion and garlic and let cook until onions become translucent.
  • Add tomato sauce and two cups of water, then stir with about a tsp of both salt and pepper.
  • Bring water to a boil, cover the pan with a lid and bring down heat to a low temperature. Let it sit for 15-20 minutes at low heat.
  • Enjoy!



60 comments

Fred Hoekstra
Fred Hoekstra3 years ago

Thank you PlantBasedOnABudget.com, for Sharing this!

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Melissa F.
Melissa DogLover3 years ago

Looks yummy... I only like mexican rice one in awhile, and only with some sour cream on top.

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Val M.
Val M3 years ago

Thanks

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Elena T.
Elena Poensgen3 years ago

Thank you :)

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Eternal Gardener
Eternal Gardener3 years ago

Simply yummy!

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Donna Ferguson
Donna F3 years ago

ty!

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Genoveva M.
Genoveva M3 years ago

My favorite rice!
Thanks

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Jeanne Rogers
Jeanne R3 years ago

Interesting. Thanks.

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Natasha Salgado
natasha s3 years ago

Sounds yummy!

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Bryna Pizzo
Bryna Pizzo3 years ago

Thank you for the recipe. I love cumin, so I will add a dash or two..

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