With fabulously spicy Mexican flavor, jalapenos and chili powder give this rice a kick!

How To Make Mexican Rice Pilaf

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Preparation:
25 mins
Cooking:
12 mins
Total:
37 mins
Serves:
2

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cup instant brown rice
  • 1 jalapeno pepper seeded and minced
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 ½ cup vegetable broth
  • 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese shredded
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tsp. garlic minced
  • 1 large tomato seeded and chopped

Instructions

  • In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium high heat.
  • Add onion and garlic; cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in broth, rice, chili powder, jalapeno peppers, and cumin.
  • Cover, and bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Reduce heat, and simmer for 4 minutes.
  • Stir in bell pepper. Cover.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed.
  • Stir tomato and shredded cheese into hot cooked rice.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 609kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 1107mg | Potassium: 585mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 4968IU | Vitamin C: 102mg | Calcium: 485mg | Iron: 7mg