Mexican Rice Recipe | Yummly

Mexican Rice

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 1 1/2 cups basmati rice
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1/2 cup carrots (diced)
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Roma tomatoes (diced)
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves (chopped fresh)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium35% DV840mg
    Fat6% DV4g
    Protein20% DV10g
    Carbs17% DV51g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories280Calories from Fat35
    Total Fat4g6%
    Saturated Fat1g5%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat35
    Total Carbohydrate51g17%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A60%
    Vitamin C15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Bev 2 months ago
    It was very good and easy to make as a side dish.
    Mike Collins 3 months ago
    Perfect! Definately make this again.
    Richonda Brown 6 months ago
    Turned out great. I added some chorizo
    Rebecca 7 months ago
    Overall, was great. For me? A little strange to have peas and carrots in a Spanish dish, but my family loved it, so that’s all that matters! . . Probably change it up next time with the added veggies, but was very delicious.
    Gonzales 10 months ago
    This was very tasty! I will probably make this again.
    Jamie B. a year ago
    For the veggies I used: onion, garlic, carrots, jalapeño, corn, and a bell pepper (I had bought ingredients for a different rice recipe, then used this one, so it’s what I had). I added in a drained can of petite diced tomatoes at the end since it’s not tomato season for fresh ones.
    M a year ago
    great recipe as written. didn't change a thing and it was easy to make and very tatty.
    Delicious and so easy to make!
    Jamison S. 2 years ago
    Didn't turn out exactly how I wanted it to as I didnt exactly have all the ingredients a d I added a few spices of my own, but it tastes great.
    William Néron 2 years ago
    Quite excellent. We love doing half the recipe and serve with fish on the side.
    Nakia Nicole 2 years ago
    Very good saved well and will make again
    me 2 years ago
    This was delicious and was even better as left overs the next day. I have made this twice now and added extra liquid and extra chilli the second time around. For the fussy ones who don't like to go without some sort of meat, I added some prawns in the last five minutes of cooking. Really great recipe thanks
    Francis Jackson 2 years ago
    I would make it again Mexican rice Mexican chilli rice I’ll make it a game
    John 2 years ago
    Loved it, easy to make and tastes great . made enough to microwave next day, and it taste just as good microwaved as freshly cooked.
    Kristina Blythe 2 years ago
    Turned out a little dry but I had some store bought bruschetta on hand which I stirred in at the end, the juices and spices from that made it just wonderful
    Rina Jeremiah 2 years ago
    Really delicious! I would maybe add a little bit more spices to it though but that’s just my preference
    D Williams 2 years ago
    Turned out great, but could use a little more flavor. I’ll make this again and add a little salsa for flavor.
    Emilie van Oosten 2 years ago
    I loved it, tasty and easy to make kids even gave it a go
    Avery 2 years ago
    Came out a little dry for me, but super tasty and easy!
    Teddy Pessagno 2 years ago
    Turned out great. Used more broth because of some comments about the rice.
    Aziz Tnani 2 years ago
    It was a simple and rapid recipe. It lacks some spices for me, I added more paprika
    Yotam S. 2 years ago
    Turned out nice, needs something to go along with it though.
    Constanze 2 years ago
    I modified a little as I don't like coriander that much. I'll definitely cook it again. Simple and Yummly!
    Sherri P. 2 years ago
    It came out great and Tasted yummy
    Richard D. 5 years ago
    While the family said they like it, I would make two, possibly three, changes if I use this recipe again. First, I would replace the basmati rice with either a medium or long grain white rice. I used brown basmati and it was too firm (crunchy). When I used a medium grain white in the past I has zero leftovers. The second regards the corn. While I recognize the three vegetable combination as a sort of Mexican-mirepoix I'll consider roasting the corn first to add a little more color and flavor. The third is to go full on and replace the corn and peas with green peppers (with a little chopped green chilies) and red pepper with some cayenne or chipotle. The carrots stay since they add good color and texture. This, to me, is a nice Mexican flavor profile but is conditional since my boys like the vegetables in this dish.