The Best Authentic Spanish Rice

Ingredients: 2 cups long-grain white rice ( Riceland)1 -2 medium green peppers, sliced1 medium onions, sliced1 medium tomatoes, sliced2 tablespoons tomato & chicken bouillon ( Knorr brand, “Caldo de Tomato con Sabor de Pollo”, in Mexican food aisle)1/8 teaspoon garlic salt ( to taste)4 cups watervegetable oil ( no olive oil) Directions: Pour rice...

Moroccan Rice Pilaf

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon unsalted butter1/2 cup finely chopped onions1 teaspoon paprika1 teaspoon cumin1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper1 cup white basmati rice1 1/2 cups water or 1 1/2 cups vegetable stockfresh ground black pepper, to taste1/4 cup sliced almonds1/4 cup raisins Directions: Preheat oven to 350 F.Melt butter on medium-low heat in a small ovenproof pot.Fold...

Savannah Red Rice

Ingredients: 5 slices bacon1 1/4 cups chopped onions1/2 cup chopped celery1/2 cup chopped green peppers1 (14 1/2 ounce) cans whole tomatoes, undrained and chopped1 cup uncooked long grain rice3/4 cup water1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon black pepper1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper1/8 teaspoon hot sauce Directions: Cook bacon in a large skillet until crisp; remove bacon,...

Spanish Rice Using Tomato Sauce

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups rice2 cups chicken broth or 2 cups vegetable broth1 cup tomato sauce3 minced garlic cloves1/4 cup chopped onions2 tablespoons oil Directions: In medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add in garlic and onion. Saute 1-2 minutes until softened.Add in dry rice. While stirring, cook for about 5 minutes until...

Asparagus Risotto

Ingredients: 1 -2 lb fresh asparagus1 medium onions3 tablespoons butter1 1/2 cups rice1/2 cup apple juice ( 2 tbsp. apple juice concentrate, fill remaining space in cup with water)3 cups chicken broth1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley (optional)ground black pepper (optional) Directions: Heat the stove to a medium heat. Melt...

Beef and Cabbage Bake

Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked long-grain rice ( I use 1 box Uncle Ben’s Wild Rice Mix)1 lb ground beef1 large onions, chopped1 small heads of cabbage, shredded4 carrots, grated1/2 teaspoon pepper2 teaspoons salt2 (10 3/4 ounce) cans chicken broth1/3 cup butter Directions: Spread the rice in bottom of a 3-quart casserole dish. If using...

Cinnamon Basmati Rice

Ingredients: 2 cups water ( or chicken stock)1 cup basmati rice1 whole cinnamon sticks ( or cassia)4 whole cloves1/2 teaspoon cumin1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Bring water to a boil in saucepan. Slowly add rice then cinnamon, cloves and cumin.Cover and reduce to simmer. Cook until rice is tender and water is absorbed, about 10-...

Tasty Mexican Rice

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons vegetable oil1 cup uncooked long-grain white rice1 teaspoon garlic salt1/2 teaspoon ground cumin1/4 cup chopped onions1/2 cup tomato sauce2 cups chicken broth ( use broth, not water!) Directions: Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the rice and the onion. Cook, stirring constantly, until rice is lightly...

Chicken Fried Rice

Ingredients: 12 ounces long grain white rice2 tablespoons sesame oil2 cups cooked chicken breasts, cubed1 1/2 cups onions, chopped finely2 teaspoons fresh gingerroot, pared and minced3 garlic cloves, minced1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes, crushed1 medium zucchini, slice into 1/2 inc pieces1 cup red bell peppers, chopped1 cup snow peas or 1 cup peas2 eggs,...