Spanish Brown Rice

Brown rice provides an excellent source of whole grains in this easy version of a classic side dish.

Spanish Brown Rice

Brown rice provides an excellent source of whole grains in this easy version of a classic side dish.

 

Nutrition Information
Serves 6
WIC Food Count 4
Calories 151
Protein 3.7g
Carbohydrate 26.3g
Fat 3.5g
Sodium 137mg
Fiber 1.9g
Calcium 20.7mg
Iron 0.9mg

How to Make

Ingredients

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 cup brown rice, uncooked
¼ cup onion, chopped
2 ½ cups chicken broth or water
1 teaspoon cumin
1-2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 cup tomatoes, diced
¼ cup tomato sauce
½ teaspoon salt
Tip: Garnish with chopped cilantro before serving.

Preparation

  1. Place oil in a pan and heat over medium heat.
  2. Add rice and onions, and sauté until onions are soft.
  3. Add chicken broth or water, cumin, garlic, tomatoes, tomato sauce, and salt.
  4. Cover with a tight fitting lid and bring to boil. Turn heat down to a low simmer and cook, simmered, until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed — approximately 45-60 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and let stand covered for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve.
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