Easy Authentic Mexican Rice
Easy Authentic Mexican Rice
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  • prep: 5 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    "This Mexican rice is cooked with onion powder, garlic powder, and tomato sauce for an easy side dish. Add green bell pepper, red bell pepper, or fresh tomato to the rice before simmering for extra flavor and color, according to your family's taste. Use chicken stock in place of water for even more savory flavor."

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons canola oil
    • 1 onion sliced
    • 4 cloves garlic
    • 3/4 cup uncooked white rice
    • 1 1/2 cups water
    • 1 (6.5 ounce) can tomato sauce

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 126 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 11.86%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 2.78%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 211 mg 8.81%
    • Calcium: 12 mg 1.16%
    • Potassium: 138 mg 3.93%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.21%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 11 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.01%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 3.7%
    • Vitamin C 4.96%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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