Mexican Rice

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Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice
Number of Servings: 6 Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 45 minutes Source: Monica Montes for Dairy Council of California
Food Groups: Vegetables, Grains
Main Ingredient: Rice, Pasta & Bread
Meal Type: Soup & Stews
Nutrition Content: Low Calorie
Origin: Mexican & Spanish
Special Features: Kids Love It, Kids Can Help Make It , Make Ahead


3 tablespoons canola Oil
1 cup uncooked long-grain Rice
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh Garlic
1/2 teaspoon ground Cumin
1/4 cup chopped white Onion
1/2 cup Tomato sauce, canned
2 cup low sodium chicken Broth


1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat and add rice. Cook, stirring constantly, until puffed and golden. While rice is cooking, sprinkle with salt and cumin.

2. Stir in onions and cook until tender. Stir in tomato sauce and chicken broth; bring to a boil. Reduced heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 108
Total Fat: 7 g
Saturated Fat:
Polyunsaturated Fat:
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 428 mg
Carbohydrates: 10 g
Protein: 1 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 12 mg

Cook's Notes: