Quick Mexican Brown Rice

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 20 min 5
Quick Mexican Brown Rice
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4 cup Brown rice, medium-grain, cooked
1 tsp Extra virgin olive oil
1/2 medium Yellow onion (finely diced)
2 tomato Plum tomatoes (diced)
1 medium pepper(s) Jalapeno pepper (seeds and membrane removed, minced)
2 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
2 tbsp Tomato paste, canned
1/2 tsp Cumin
1/4 tsp Paprika
1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper
1 tsp Kosher salt
1 dash Black pepper
1 fruit Lime (cut into wedges)
1/4 cup Cilantro (coriander) (chopped, optional)


Cook rice according to package directions. Set aside.

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. When hot, add the onions, tomatoes and jalapeno and sauté until just tender, about 2-3 minutes. Add garlic and sauté for another minute.

Add the tomato paste, cumin, paprika, cayenne, salt and pepper. Stir to evenly coat the vegetables. Add the cooked rice, stir, and cook for 1 minute or until heated through. Serve with cilantro and lime wedges on the side.

Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 200
Calories from fat 22.3
Calories from saturated fat 3.8
Total Fat 2.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.4 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 487 mg
Potassium 296 mg
Total Carbohydrate 42 g
Dietary Fiber 4.1 g
Sugars 2.8 g
Protein 4.5 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.2
Grain 1.5
Vegetables 0.6

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