Side Dishes

Quick and Healthy Mexican Rice

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Just in time for your Cinco de May celebration, but really for any time celebration, this easy Mexican rice. It's healthy, easy, and delicious. You can be healthy and not sacrifice the flavor.

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4 cups cooked brown rice
1 jalapeno pepper, chopped small I remove the ribs, but if you like more heat, leave them on
1/2 red onion chopped small
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 plum tomatoes I ended up using the cherry tomatoes I had left
2 tbsp tomato paste
1/4 tsp red cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp cumin
salt and pepper to taste
olive oil
Prepare the rice according to the package directions. In a pan, heat a bit of olive oil about 1-2 tsp. Add in the onion, jalapeno and tomatoes. Cook about 8-10 minutes. Add in the garlic and cook about a...
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Nutritions

Calories
907

Sodium
741mg
30% DV

Fat
6g
9% DV

Protein
20g
40% DV

Carbs
191g
65% DV

Fiber
11g
44% DV