Mexican Vegetable Rice

Mexican Vegetable Rice


"A wonderful side dish for any meal."


15 m servings 226 cals
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Original recipe yields 7 servings



  • Calories:
  • 226 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 4.9 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 41.1g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 5.1 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 654 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saute pan, saute onion, garlic, and rice in canola oil until onion is soft and rice is opaque. Add salt, cayenne pepper, and vegetable stock to the pan. Bring the liquid to a boil. Cover the pan and reduce heat to low, simmer for 20 minutes or until all of the liquid is absorbed.
  2. Add vegetables and tomatoes. Cover pan and allow to sit for 5 minutes. Turn off heat. Sprinkle top of rice with parsley and green onions.
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  1. 26 Ratings


This has become one of my fast weeknight recipes. My husband loves it! I often substitute canned diced tomatoes and sometimes forget the green onions and it is still great. I usually serve it...

I made this rice without the frozen vegetables and I added some more tomatoes. I served it with Mexican Chicken Kiev, Mexican Corn (submitted by Karen Baldridge) and some sauteed peppers . . . ...

This is a very good rice recipe. I did make the following adjustments. I used Garlic Powder instead of the Cayenne Pepper, I used canned stewed tomatoes (drain the liquid into a measuring cup ...

This was great! Very fresh tasting, and is best served hot. I used fresh veggies, omitted the garlic, and used water for the vegetable stock. I had this with yogurt for a lovely lunch.

My husband really liked this. I used chicken broth instead of vegetable and I used fresh sliced carrots (par-cooked) and frozen peas. It went very well with the Southwestern stuffed chicken br...

I've been looking for an authentic tasting recipe for Mexican rice for YEARS! This is it!! It comes out fluffy, tasty and extra nutritious!

Nice, simple, understated Mexican rice side dish to support and complement a bolder, spicier main dish. In deference to Hubs’ sensitive innards I skipped the cayenne pepper. In deference to my...

I used fresh carrots and broccoli which I added at the same time as the stock, and also added a little more cayenne pepper than instructed and the result was amazing. Excellent recipe! Also very...

A yummy side dish for any main meal.