This crowd-pleasing side dish is always good to have on standby. Pair it with any classic Mexican entree – or add it to your favorite burrito. It’s sure to bring flavor to your plate!
olive oil – can use up to ¼ cup
minced (can use a tsp. from the minced in the jar)
(uncooked) medium grain Cajun Country Rice
Rotel tomatoes w/ juice
(heaping) of tomato paste
8 oz. can
Saute onions in oil over medium heat. Half-way through, add in garlic and continue to saute until onions are translucent.
Put in uncooked rice and let it start to brown, stirring often.
Add in the chicken broth, tomato paste, Rotel, and tomato sauce
Add the salt and cumin.
Bring to boil – stirring constantly.
Once boiling, reduce heat to low, cover and let simmer for 20 minutes until liquid has evaporated. Do not lift the lid until the 20 minutes have concluded.
Stir and Serve.
May 7, 2012 (https://cajuncountryrice.com/recipes/mexican-rice/)