Go-To Mexican Red Rice
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 
Servings: 2 cups rice, about 4-6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup onion , chopped
  • 1/2 cup tomato chopped (or 5-6 halved cherry tomatoes)
  • 2 cloves garlic , smashed (not minced!)
  • 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons (or 2 cubes) Chicken & Tomato Bouillon
  • 2 cups water
  • Optional: cilantro sprigs and half jalapeno
Instructions
  1. In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium high heat. Add rice, onion and garlic. Toast for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Slowly add tomato sauce and bouillon powder. Stir. Season with salt, to taste.
  3. Add water and bring to a boil. Lower heat to low.
  4. Optional: add 4-5 sprigs of cilantro and half of jalapeno for spice
  5. Cover. Cook 15-17 minutes.
  6. Turn off heat, let stand 3-4 minutes. Fluff with fork and serve.
Recipe Notes

Sprinkle with chopped cilantro after cooked for more color.