Mexican Rice Pilaf

Mexican Rice Pilaf

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"This is a nice, spicy rice dish."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 590 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 26.9 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 68.5g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 23.2 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 692 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. 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.
  2. Stir tomato and shredded cheese into hot cooked rice.
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Great side-served it with Salsa Chicken.

It's hard to give five stars to a side dish. Why? Well, because it's a side dish--not the main event. No so with this one. Truly great side dishes seem rare. I will absolutely remember this...

I made this recipe as a side dish to go with fajitas, and it worked really well. I added about 1/3 of a cup of salsa to it and to cut the fat content I did not use the cheese. The rice came out ...