{"cookieName":"wBounce","isAggressive":false,"isSitewide":true,"hesitation":"30","openAnimation":false,"exitAnimation":false,"timer":"","sensitivity":"","cookieExpire":"30","cookieDomain":"","autoFire":"","isAnalyticsEnabled":true}, Red pepper flakes, optional, for extra heat. The only substitutions I made were adjusting spice for flavor, using chicken broth, and adding ground meat to the enchiladas … I am not exaggerating when I tell you my boyfriend was licking his plate clean! You can use frozen brown rice from Trader Joe’s or make your own frozen brown rice to keep on hand for busy nights! I was wondering it was the type of rice! I was wondering if you could use cauliflower “rice” too. We will definitely be making this again. Great for those days I don’t have time to make brown rice from scratch. Nancy, I made this yesterday as written. I’m glad you could adjust it to fit your needs. Add Seasonings: Add the seasonings, chicken broth and tomato sauce. Hey! Yes, shrimp! If you want to use white rice, reduce the oven temperature to 350, reduce the broth to 2 cups, and reduce the baking time to 30 to 35 minutes. Keep the great recipes coming!! looks delicious! Very nice! Pour into rice, cover, cook for 25 to 30 minutes on low until tender. This sure does look great and fresh! I been trying for a while to find a taste brown rice recipe. You may be able to use a rice cooker, but I don’t have the specifics sorry! I’m glad they were happy tears! He said Mmmmmmm (Good thing I had extra limes). I served it with the artichoke enchiladas. A few stirs over 15-20 minutes, and it turned out delicious. Want to guess how many jars of coconut oil I’ve found after unpacking in a larger kitchen with ample cabinet space? Wow, just wow! I’m glad this one is a repeat for you! I would suggest doubling the liquid on this recipe. My recipe last suggested 60 to 75 minutes, but I found that the rice requires 75 to 90 minutes to fully cook. I omitted the cayenne and added a couple cups of corn to this, and it was a huge hit with the whole family. … I was sure not to overtoast the rice so not sure what the problem was… maybe bc my Dutch oven is cast iron? I can’t wait to try it out:). I’m sorry you had the crunchy rice problem. He loved it – I felt like it was still a bit crunchy. In a liquid measuring cup, measure out 2 cups of the tomato mixture and discard the rest. I'm probably making a big mess in my Kansas City kitchen right now. Thanks for another fantastic recipe! I paired it with grilled chicken seasoned with Sazon. Thanks for the recipe! See our, Please let me know how it turned out for you! This was so easy to make and delicious. I made this tonight and the flavors were great but the rice seemed not to cook evenly and took a lot longer than expected – 90 min before I gave up and just ate some crunchy pieces of rice. I did not use the tomato paste because I try not to use anything from a can, and However, there are enough ingredients to absorb the jalapeno, which ends up giving it a great flavor. We topped the rice with some fresh salsa, jalapeños, cheese & pepitas. I cooked it on the stove top for another 15-20 min at lower heat. It is super yummy – just like gran used to make!! *Equipment notes: I used a medium Dutch oven for this recipe, which worked great. Recipe yields 6 to 8 side servings. And maybe use a broth without salt (add salt at the end). Gma passed away 7 yrs ago, and I’ve only made sopa once or twice but it never turned out like my grans. Heat oil in a large pot on medium heat. Especially if you use precooked rice, it’s a delicious side that comes together in no time! I’m not sure what you feel you are missing as the spices(jalapeño, red pepper flakes) are listed. Dog lover. I can’t believe this worked for me because I have ruined many rice dishes. I’ve made this successfully with brown basmati rice, so I don’t think that’s the problem. Accessibility Policy ⋄ Comment Policy ⋄ Nutrition Disclaimer ⋄ Photo/Recipe Policy ⋄ Privacy Policy, Subscribe to our newsletter! I was skeptical using brown rice but this is excellent! To tell you the truth, I rarely get excited about Mexican rice when I’m eating out. The only problem is that the rice was still quite tough after baking for 50 minutes. Added black beans and veggies like someone suggested and it was a perfect vegetarian meal. Combine 1/2 cup room temperature or warm rice with 1 tablespoon harissa paste and stir to combine. Have you tried freezing and reheating this? Looks perfect for stuffing inside an enchilada! Made a few small adjustments and it turned out amazing! All the other recipes(~10) I’ve tried that used brown rice were inedible. This recipe is amazing!!! I will increase the liquid by a 1/4 cup or so next time, to see if it reduces the amount of rice stuck to the dutch oven. The flavor was so good it had me walking back and forth to the pot to sneak more bites! Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet. The one time my rice needed the full 60 minutes was the time that I probably toasted it for too long. If I have one complaint it is printing them, can you please have the recipes print on one page only. It took some time to cook, but easy steps to follow. Thanks for sharing, Dr. J! Your comments make my day. Ok, adding this to my list of SkinnyTaste recipes. My food philosophy is to eat seasonal, whole foods and maintain good portion control (everything in moderation!). Seems excessive to me, does it seem excessive to you? Thank you for sharing the spices you used and that they worked well. Hi Dawn, I think you could do the following – bake at 350 for 30 minutes, and use 2 cups broth instead of 2 1/2. Stir to combine, then increase the heat to medium-high and bring the mixture to a boil. This recipe is wonderful. :) Thanks so much for you comment! Add the rice and jalapeño and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 2 to 3 minutes. It’s fun when the whole family is surprised. Turn off and allow rice to cool slightly. Beef Tips And Rice – While not Mexican Food, I love serving Beef Tips And Rice with this Mexican Rice recipe instead of regular rice to give it even more flavor.. Yum! Thank you! I’ve seen some success stories. I served it with refried blackbeans, cubed roasted sweet potato, and scrambled eggs :). If he can do white jasmine rice, that’s what I use. America’s Test Kitchen suggests that a large, straight-sided sauté pan or 12″ oven-safe pot will work; you’ll need an oven-safe, snug-fitting lid for either one. Yum! The whole family loves rice. Maybe I’ll try it with another type and increase the temp!? The instant pot readers will thank you. Hi Nina! Nice to have a recipe to make Mexican/Spanish rice using brown rice instead of white which we don’t have available at our house. I’m adding a recipe note for using white rice if you’d prefer. We were out of tomato paste so I substituted a little ketchup, and I had to stretch out a cup of vegetable broth by combining it with a cup and a half of chicken broth. Fits with vegetarian, vegan, gluten free diets. It is very tasty, fresh, and flavorful. Yummy! How many bags of the Trader Joes cooked brown rice do you need for this recipe? Plus a nice burnt mess in the pan. Ps I made it with frozen cooked brown rice the first time and again with frozen cooked quinoa and it was AMAZING both ways! Really happy to hear that. Yum! I adapted this recipe from America’s Test Kitchen, and found that I could decrease the amount of oil used and increase the oven temperature to speed up the cooking process. It probably needed it, but it was still very good. PS. Instagram ⋄ Pinterest ⋄ Facebook, Subscribe to our email newsletter! Thanks for sharing, Shawn. I think medium-grain brown rice would work. Overall, delicious, it even got high marks from my foodie mom and sister. I haven’t tried it. I appreciate you so much! ¡Arriba! Will certainly be making again. I do not have a go-to rice recipe so I’ll have to try this out. Too saucy perhaps? Freeze the leftovers: Laurie says she freezes her leftovers in a large freezer bag (be sure to let it cool completely before bagging). I will try rearranging the salsa tip, too! Yum! If you have the room for it, I think you could bake the rice and a casserole on the same rack simultaneously. My newest idea is to try boiling the rice on the stove for a few minutes before placing it in the oven. I haven’t tried it, sorry! I just made this for dinner and it was really easy and really good! I’m sorry you both had trouble. You say quick, but that list of ingredients does not look quick to me. I’d like to add some beans or lentils to give it a kick. When I want some rice, I break off a piece or two, heat slowly and it’s good to go. Seven jars of coconut oil. Thanks for sharing this great recipe. Good flavor. My husband who hates brien rice loves this! Hello! As this was cooking, the smell brought back so many memories and then I took my first bite. Add rice and stir. This was beyond delicious. This rice looks so comforting and delicious! But, if you would like more you could always add your favorite to amp it up more. Is there any other rice that I could use for this recipe? Rice is my favorite carb, I love it more than potatoes or even pasta! I added some green peppers and dried chilli instead of the jalapenos and cooked it on the stove top instead of baking it (time was the issue). 75 minutes was perfect. I’m determined to figure it out as soon as I get organized, post-cookbook! It's delicious, but this is great when I don't have the extra time to wait for that one to cook and a great way to use rice leftovers!! Thank you Gina. I love all your recipes, Kate, and made a couple this weekend. This side would pair well with a lot of recipes, yum :), This was a really tasty recipe. I’m happy you were still able to make it work for you. Thx! Shortcut: You can replace the blended tomato/onion/garlic mixture with 2 cups mild red salsa (opt for regular salsa, as opposed to thick and chunky). Very flavorful! Thank you, Rhian! You can save even more time by just stirring salsa into the rice. Hi Kate, I haven’t been able to find fresh jalapenos in my local supermarkets here in Ireland. My son stopped by just after it was done and ended up talking me into letting him taking half of it home. Powder sugar plum liquorice. Oh, I have looked and looked for a healthy Mexican rice! I’m glad you loved it. Could I use a rice cooker to make this dish? So very good! I guarantee you it is worth the effort here! When finished there was that chewy crustiness around the edges. Thanks for the great recipe! We made this recipe exactly as written and found it to be very spicy. Long grain white rice – I’ve also made this with Jasmine rice and it tastes delicious. So delicious, and so easy to make. So much better with brown rice, and healthier too. Most of the cooking time is passive, too. I made this recipe over the weekend to serve with enchiladas. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover pot and simmer until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender, about 40 minutes. along with the stock. just finished it and it's sitting on the stove while I wait for the Boy to get home. Stir, in a 2 cup measure add salsa and tomato sauce to make 1 1/2 cups add water to measure 2 cups. Each and every grain of brown rice is seasoned with juicy tomato sauce and spicy taco seasoning (that trusty homemade taco seasoning … Super easy and delish. I would have happily taken that shortcut if I had read the notes before leaving the store. Then, you just bring the rice to a boil with rich, tomato-y broth (you can use ripe tomatoes or canned) and bake it in the oven for perfectly fluffy Mexican rice with amazing flavor. Thank you for this recipe — I will be making your Mexican brown rice again and again. Great to hear it worked for you, Laura. Tried this recipe yesterday, substituting ketchup for the tomato paste & adding some chopped bell peppers & corn. Agree that TJ brown rice is the best! I actually soaked the brown rice for a few hours and then drained it before adding to pot with oil…..that made it much more tender. Now I know this happens with brown rice so I’m not the least bit disappointed. I made this tonight, and it was awesome! If I had left in the oven another 15 minutes, would it actually get softer w/out more liquid? It was a staple growing up in a Mexican family. Thanks for sharing! This recipe is made with brown rice, which is perfectly fluffy after baking in the oven. Next time I think I’ll add a bit more water and cook it on the stove for a little while before baking it. :). we have learned so much from you about flavor and being able to cook healthy!!! Both turn out well. Both are yummy! Since there’s only the 2 of us in the house now,I freeze whatever we haven’t eaten in a large freezer bag. Thank you for the first recipe for Mexican rice that uses brown rice that I prepared as written and didn’t ruin! As a thank you, we'll give you our welcome guide with 5 printable dinner recipes. When giving it a stir half way through I try to really scrape at the bottom and that seems to help the bottom rice not crunch up. Pour water and tomato sauce over the rice; stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 45 … Think I can make this without the oven part and get the same results?Just keep the rice covered and cooking on stove top? Made this tonight for Cinco de Mayo with some refried beans, guacamole and carne asada. I have made it with several types of rice since, depending on what I have on hand, from short, to medium, to long grain brown rice, and once half white and brown (don’t recommend this as they cook differently :-) I have typically used the short cut with the salsa and finds that controls the liquid quantity as I use the same type each time. Very good recipe once I’d translated your Add the cooked rice, stir, and cook for 1 minute or until heated through. It’s super quick and much healthier than using a boxed pre-seasoned rice (also MUCH lower in sodium … This recipe takes basic cooking … We also added chopped carrots and celery along with a can of black beans. Quick Mexican Brown Rice. Thank you Gina! Not sure if it was the rice or perhaps I browned it for too long in the oil? Just made this, it turned out great, but dried out after only 45 minutes of baking. I used a braiser pan, which I think allows the rice to be spread out to cook evenly, preventing mushy rice. I don't know how much it'd change the point values though. Rinse the rice under cold water in a fine-mesh strainer for at least one minute. This was delicious! This was wonderful. I used brown jasmine rice since that was all I had. Kate, I just made your Mexican Brown Rice. So happy ti was a hit. Bring the mixture to a boil, cover the skillet, reduce … I made this for dinner along with your chicken enchiladas. Warm the olive oil in a medium Dutch oven* over medium heat until shimmering. I want to make 2 1/2 cups or 3 cups of rice. Add in a bouillon cube or granules when you cook the rice for extra flavor. Let stand 5 minutes or until … They turned out delicious, as always (best ever salsa and pasta and beans soup)! It’s a keeper!! Trust me, your family will flip! Using a sautéed pan with a tight fitting lid add 1 tablespoon olive oil, when warm add 1 cup white rice (I prefer a medium or short grain rice) sautéed until rice is kind of clear looking or browned. In a saucepan bring 3 cups water to a boil. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe. Your options for adding flavor to brown rice … Timing may be a little longer due to volume, but I would start with the recommended amount and increase as needed from there. brown rice recipes, Mexican Brown Rice, Mexican Rice, Mexican Side Dish, Spanish Rice recipe. !….as always! The dish had some overcooked crusty rice on the bottom and sides of the pan, but it was cooked through and we enjoyed it. I’ve tried so many different Mexican rice recipes for years now and failed every time making it. Thanks for sharing, Angie! So good! It could be your oven temperature also varies a little but more than mine. All rights reserved. Very happy with the results! Let me know what you think! This is becoming one of my lunch staples. It’s delicious , packed with flavor, and I’m amazed how easy it was to make. I can't wait to try your recipe-YUMMMM! See if any other readers have in the comments! Your version sounds tasty!! Looks great. Delicious! I have to make it again, it was SO delicious! I hope with a couple adjustments, it’ll come out perfectly next time. I already had TJs frozen brown rice in the freezer, and agree that it is the best frozen brown rice. Whether I’m making Shrimp Tacos, Garlic Shrimp Pasta, or even Grill Shrimp Seasoning… Anyway it came out great and was very popular. I suggest you add the option of using salsa at the top of your recipe. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Here it is, Mallika! Try the best seasoned brown rice … I made this recipe for a dinner party last Saturay night. I still haven’t quite cracked the code to perfectly fluffy rice every time, but I’ll see if I can work it out tonight for dinner. My dog, Cookie, catches the crumbs. Just depends how starchy you like your rice. Your recipes are always amazing, so I am sure I have finally found the best recipe for brown rice Mexican rice. Mexican Rice Ingredients: Olive oil – a little is used to saute the rice. Try to find a decent naturopath, get him on the right restrictive diet, and the proper supplements – nutrisea, slippery elm. Can you use turbinado sugar for the brown sugar? What other adjustment should would I need to make for the broth or tomato puree? Your email address will not be published. I’m so sorry to anyone who ended up with too-firm rice! Hi Lauren, I’d recommend making the full batch rather than trying to reduce each ingredient by a percentage. If you want to try that, I’d add as much liquid as specified on the package for the amount of lentils used. I thought about making a big batch and freezing some of it. I followed it exactly. This was really delicious. Caramels chocolate bar donut cookie. You can make this with leftover brown rice, but if you’re live near a Trader Joe’s, I’m pretty obsessed with their frozen brown rice – it’s the perfect texture and takes just 3 minutes to heat up. I made your Latin Yellow Rice tonight! I’m diabetic and in excellent control with an A1c of 5.2 because I NEVER eat starchy foods such as rice of any color. Whole grains like brown rice are higher in fiber and protein than their white counterparts, making them more filling. Also, I cooked it all on the stovetop and added more liquid since it absorbed the liquid before rice was done. ), Yum, this looks gorgeous! I topped it with some smoked cheddar that I wanted to use up and loved the flavour it added. I'll have to switch to white rice. I’ll try to adjust the instructions so others don’t overdo it. (You will not be subscribed to our email newsletter. This looks great! I know you say brown rice in the recipe, but my pantry is overflowing with white rice. I used brown basmati. Obviously, I had to reduce the amount of broth to probably 1 1/2 cup and I didn’t add all of it immediately but little by little while the rice was cooking. Think I’ll cut back on browning the rice…, Next time I’m thinking of substituting Tajin for the salt…. maybe that doesn’t apply for this recipe but i’ve never had good times with basmati without the rinse & soak. Its alot easier then people realize to cook healthy and leave those boxes out of your house!! I made this Mexican Rice with your Skinny Chicken Enchiladas for dinner. One of my favorite recipes from your site. Happy holidays! I’m trying to figure out why this is 5pts if the only item that is worth any is the olive oil. Seven. During these lockdown times, I didn’t have the right spices, I made more of a caribbean spiced version with a scotch bonnet pepper, thyme, allspice and ginger and everyone loved it!! Also, I’m excited to make the roasted veggie enchilada casserole for my vegetarian daughter in law who will be visiting for Christmas! This Mexican rice has so much flavor thanks to the onions, garlic, tomatoes, cilantro and spices. I was ready to give up! Serve with cilantro and lime wedges on the side. Jicama stands up well to not become clumpy. Not sure it's gonna make it, it's too good!!!! :(. Haha! Adding … Necessity dictated that I had to make a couple of minor changes. This was amaaaazing. Blend tomato, onion, garlic with 2 cups of water. I also cooked it on the stove for 20 minutes. I used a can of fire roasted tomatoes to add back some of the flavour. Thanks, Sheila! You can double all ingredients, just make sure you have a large enough pan to cook it in. Next time, I will add jalapeno and some extra spices!! Fantastic flavor combo! Sounds like an excellent combination, Jolie! This sounds crazy, but I never thought to make it with brown rice! But this rice is seriously so amazing. Put rice and water and salt into a medium sized pot and bring to a boil over medium heat. We will make it again but will decrease the cayenne pepper and add extra vegetables. Thank you, Hilary! For the tomato’s, we used three and used it all in the rice. I agree brown rice is so much better for these kinds of dishes as it doesn’t get mushy! Cover the pot with the lid and carefully transfer it to the oven. I would love to try it again but maybe on the stove next time I’d have better luck. I found this bland, and realized after that I’d somehow missed that there are no spices (eg cumin, white pepper, etc) as written. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice. Seasonings like oregano, pepper, parsley and turmeric go well with brown rice, usually in amounts between ¼ teaspoon (1 gram) and 1 teaspoon (4 grams) depending on your tastes. Bake until the liquid is absorbed (the … Thank you for everything. Add minced garlic and saute until fragrant. I cooked it for 1h 50 min and didn’t rinse. US weights into English version. The oven helps with overall cooking to help it cook evenly and the temperature is key too. I am planning to make it again over the weekend as a side for jerk chicken. Thank you Kate! ; Garlic – … This Mexican inspired side dish is perfect for those nights. Excellent flavor! Add the tomato paste, cumin, paprika, cayenne, salt and pepper. This looks way better!! Recipe adapted from America’s Test Kitchen. my husband has colitis and can’t eat whole grains. I think I may make a meal out of this by serving it in large flour tortillas with pinto or black beans and avocado! It was Basmati brown rice, and I did let it boil first. sugar, and … Anyway, I’ll try making it again… maybe on the stove top next time. Since they make it with white rice, eating that rice is a sure-fire way for me to feel cranky-hungry a few hours later. I used brown basmati and didn’t rinse. Wow-amazing flavors! Plus it is really easy to make! Thanks, Laurie! I made this to serve with the Cheesy Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Chicken – amazing together! Thank you for your reply, Kate. But we LOVE Mexican food so I use the jicama to keep my blood sugars normal AND have Mexican food. Which is funny since we are German. This will be on the menu soon!!! But crunchy and ruined. 2 cups rice to 2 1/2 cups liquid is just not enough, especially when baking. I'll have to try this. This Fresh Mex rice was a delicious side dish with my take on vegetarian crab cake tacos – thanks for providing such a great replacement for the ‘San Francisco Treat’ (if you’re old enough to remember those commercials lol). You can do regular Mexican rice, which uses white rice. Serving suggestions: This rice is great with my roasted veggie enchilada casserole, and would go well with my other Mexican entrées. Definitely going to be part of the rotation now! I left out jalapeño and used white rice. Halvah apple pie apple pie brownie donut cheesecake. It always has a wee bit of crunchy rice , but I don’t mind. Always free • Unsubscribe anytime, The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. Get new free recipes and exclusive content delivered right to your inbox: Your email address will not be published. I cook fresh, vegetarian recipes. :). The seasoning here is wonderful – just a little spice, not too much tomato. Served it to my family with tacos – this is definitely my new side for anything Mexican! Leftover rice freezes great for later! Add the dry rice and continue sautéeing, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes or until rice becomes a golden brown color. This Quick Mexican Brown Rice is the perfect side dish that goes with everything from. I didn’t have fresh cilantro so had to settle for dried. I omitted the jalapeño as it was for a dinner party with some toddlers in attendance and it was still very flavorful. ▸ Categories budget friendly, dairy free, egg free, fall, gluten free, Mexican, nut free, recipes, side dishes, soy free, summer, vegan, winter ▸ Ingredients brown rice, cilantro, jalapeños, tomatoes, Vegetable enthusiast. Can't wait to try this on the weekend – we were craving some Mexican last night! Can I use those found in a jar? :). This is delicious. My family members think they don’t like brown rice, but they all loved this. Thanks so much!! Do you think that would be okay to use instead? Brown rice is a nutritious, high-fiber grain choice that makes a healthy side dish for your favorite entrees. Baked for 40 minutes. It tends to be a little mushy and a little bland. Thanks for the recipe! I have a recipe for mexican rice that starts with uncooked rice. Trying the Kiss (my Shrimp) and Grits tonight. The liquid was all gone when I took it out. I was surprised to see directions on not rinsing the brown rice since I thought all rice needed to be rinsed. Thanks for this recipe, it’s been a winner for young and old in my corner of the world. Boo! I am so excited to try this out with my fajitas later this week. My gma used to make sopa (Mexican rice) several times a week. Stir to evenly coat the vegetables. most likely the choice of basmati which really should be rinsed, and then soaked in still water for 30 mins before cooking. The next day, the enchiladas had gotten soggy, so I took the spiced chicken out and mixed it with my Mexican Rice and… tadah !!!! Kids didn’t even notice it was brown rice ;-) I’m making this again for sure!! Thank you. How would you suggest adding chicken to this dish? I made and it was a hit. Any chance you could fly to Madrid and make me this? Ground Beef Tacos – Easy and tasty ground beef tacos for a delicious Mexican food dinner.. Picadillo Con Papas – A hearty meat and potatoes Mexican … Thanks! Am I missing something, or does the fact I’m from/in Texas mean that I’m used to a regional variation of some sort that this recipe isn’t targeted for? I found that I needed to add a bit more broth to the rice after stirring it halfway through the cooking as it was getting too dry. Slow cooker note: I tried making this rice in a slow cooker (about 4 hours on high), and it didn’t turn out nearly as well (really mushy). It was very delicious! Can I use a rice cooker or a pan on the stove? Thank you! best of luck! Add the rice and stir until the rice gets heated. Hi Gina, Looks delicious as always! In other words, this Mexican brown rice recipe is our very favorite combination of things! Bring back to boil. I'm from Louisiana, so we know jambalaya. My rice was a tad bit crunchy, not as soft as the white rice version. Do you think I should just cook longer next time? It is VERY tasty. Easy Mexican Brown Rice Bake is a quick and easy meal with lower calories, great nutrition and big flavor! Season with Knorr’s chicken seasoning, usually one table spoon per cup of water/broth. Everyone should give this a go vegetarian or not.*****. Maybe this recipe is routine for some people, but I cannot imagine it for me. Recipe update 7/21/17: There’s nothing worse than sharing a recipe that has worked successfully several times, only to have it start acting up on you! Made this for Sunday night dinner and it was the absolute best! You’re welcome! Cook for about 45 minutes or until … Thanks, Kate, for another great recipe! Made this for dinner tonight as a side for the meat eaters, and a main for me. Very yummy, added some salsa Lizano (Costa rican sauce) and and bell pepper instead of tomato as I didn’t have tomatoes and it was fabulous and satisfying! Thanks! Try the best seasoned brown rice recipes that you can also freeze. I suggest a heavy bottomed pot. Any ideas on liquid measurement adjustments? Am I missing something? It was more than a hit. I’ve got everything in house to make this except plum tomatoes. It is absolutely delicious. Hmmm, that’s a good idea. I also added some homemade salsa verde when I stirred because I forgot to stir halfway and it was getting a bit stuck to the bottom by 45 min in. I also like this rice with chickpeas, but those don’t exactly jive with the Mexican theme. One for myself, and one for my Weight Watcher's coach. Thanks, Caitlin. Thank you for your review. To make this Mexican Rice Recipe: Brown the Rice: Saute the onions, butter and rice about 5 minutes in a pot until the rice becomes golden in color. I am so happy it was able get you back to the oven. Add rice. Are you using the print button within the recipe? Thank you! I had leftover brown rice so I made this for lunch. Get recipes & exclusive content via email: You can unsubscribe anytime by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of emails you receive. Made it for the week and making my own chipotle burrito bowls for lunch!! Pour tomato mixture on toasted white rice and cook on low until rice is fluffy. Add the garlic to the rice and sauté for one more … My kids and husband won't do brown. Will be a new staple. Hi! It does make more sense to use a can of beans, or maybe add cooked ones at the end. I made it with the jalapeno (which I can rarely eat anymore because my stomach won’t handle it.) Thank you sharing this amazing recipe. Rice substitutions: I think you could use medium-grain brown rice here without any changes. Thanks so much for this excellent recipe. Leave a comment below and share a picture on. I also used parboiled long grain brown rice and reduced the cooking time and it turned out perfect! Like, very. 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