Arroz a la Mexicana

Arroz a la Mexicana

Mexican Rice

  • Recipe Serves: 4
  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Cook Time 25 min

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium white onion
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise and seeded
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. Country Crock® Spread
  • 1 cup uncooked converted rice
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots

Directions:

  1. In food processor or blender, process onion, peppers, garlic, tomato paste, 1/4 cup water and salt until smooth; set aside.
  2. In 12-inch skillet, melt Country Crock® Spread over medium-high heat and cook rice, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes or until golden. Stir in remaining 2-1/4 cups water, green peas and carrots and onion mixture. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Season, if desired, with salt and pepper.

Cost per recipe*: $2.60

Cost per serving*: $.65

*Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Portion 1 serving Servings Per Conatiner Value Amount Per Serving Nutrient Type
Portion 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 240
Calories from Fat 30
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 150 mg
Total Carbs 46 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 4 g
Protein 6 g
Calcium 8 %
Iron 15 %
Vitamin C 25 %
Vitamin A 90 %
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