• 10 Ratings

This Mexican Green Rice recipe is an easy side dish to serve along with tacos, enchiladas, or any other south of the border recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Mexican Green Rice

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, and salt; cook about 2 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in broth and Spicy Salsa Verde; bring to boiling. Stir in uncooked rice; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 20 to 30 minutes or until tender.

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  • Remove pan from heat. Remove lid. Cover pan with a clean kitchen towel; replace lid. Let stand for 5 minutes to let the towel absorb any excess moisture. Remove lid and towel. Add cilantro; fluff rice with a fork.

Nutrition Facts (Mexican Green Rice)

143 calories; total fat 3g; saturated fatg; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 3g; cholesterolmg; sodium 242mg; potassium 156mg; carbohydrates 25g; fiber 2g; sugar 1g; protein 3g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 534IU; vitamin c 12mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 2mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 81mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 20mg; iron 2mg.

Spicy Salsa Verde

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  • In a food processor, combine chopped peeled tomatillos, peeled and seeded avocados, snipped fresh cilantro leaves, chopped onion, and seeded and chopped fresh jalapeno chile pepper. Cover and pulse with several on/off turns until all ingredients are finely chopped. Transfer to a medium bowl. Stir in water, lime juice, sugar, and teaspoon salt. Cover and chill for 2 hours to 3 days.

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10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
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