Traditional Puerto Rican Rice Recipe Arroz con Gandules

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jamie r.: "Great! I would definitely make it again" Read More
16Ingredients
70Minutes
1190Calories

Ingredients

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  • 5 slices bacon (pork, chopped into pieces)
  • 1 cubanelle pepper (chopped into pieces)
  • 2 vegetable oil (generous TBSP of, depending on size of your pot)
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro
  • 2 cloves garlic (fresh, finely chopped)
  • 1 white onion (small, chopped)
  • 6 ounces tomato sauce (can of)
  • 2 packets goya sazon
  • 2 tablespoons olives (green salad, sliced thin)
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 cups white rice (uncooked)
  • 12 ounces gandules (can of, pigeon peas – DO NOT DRAIN)
  • 1 cup water (based on pot size)
  • salt
  • pepper
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    1190Calories
    Sodium30% DV730mg
    Fat31% DV20g
    Protein75% DV38g
    Carbs71% DV214g
    Fiber72% DV18g
    Calories1190Calories from Fat180
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat20g31%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol25mg8%
    Sodium730mg30%
    Potassium1720mg49%
    Protein38g75%
    Calories from Fat180
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate214g71%
    Dietary Fiber18g72%
    Sugars5g10%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C25%
    Calcium20%
    Iron70%

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

    Reviews(3)

    Great taste, but my rice was undercooked.
    jamie r. a year ago
    Great! I would definitely make it again
    Shana W. 3 years ago
    This is my go to for spanish rice. It is always a hit in my house. I do the recipe as is for the most part. The only thing i do diffwrent is not drain the bacon fat then re-add thr onions. I just skip that part and keep going.