Red rice with veggies is a very traditional rice in my country México. We eat rice every single day with beans.
And today I want to share red rice with veggies.
SECRET (NOT SO SECRET)INGREDIENT IN ALL MEXICAN RICE?
The ingredient that makes this delicious rice so good is tomato bouillonchicken bouillon etc but on this rice is the tomato one., you can substitute for salt and pepper but honestly it won’t be the same so I guess if wwe use it once in a while is ok right?
CAN I SUBSTITUTE THE TOMATO BOUILLON FOR THE CHICKEN ONE?
Yes you can, and it will taste pretty good.
WHERE CAN I GET THE BOUILLON ?
You can find it at any store, on the Hispanic, Mexican, Latin or International aisle.
You can find it either powder or in cubes either one is the same.
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For every cup of rice you will need 2 cups of water.
CAN I USE FRESH VEGGIES?
sure you can, feel free to use them, just make sure that you cut the carrots in small pieces.
- 1 1/2 cup rice
- 1 tbsp butter or margarine
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 2 cubes of tomato bouillon
- 1 can veggies or feel free to use fresh carrots and peas
- 2 big tomatoes
- 1 clove garlic
- 1 small piece of onion like a 1/4 of a small onion
In a pan melt your butter, add the rice and cook/mix for around 2-3 minutes while doing that, blend the rest of the ingredients except the can of veggies, onion,garlic,tomatoes,tomato bouillon, 2 cups of water and salt.Blend very well,
After 2 min or so add the mixture that you blend, making sure that you have 3 cups in total of liquids, if not just add water until you reach 3 cups.
Mix it and wait for the rice to start boiling, once its boiling put the lid on and low your heat to the lowest temperature, and let it cook for around 13 minutes or so. When you see that mostly all the water is absorbed, its time to turn it off and do not uncover the rice. Let it seat for 5 to 10 minutes.
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