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Arroz con Gandules


"Puerto Rican rice recipe."
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1 h 40 m servings 302 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Heat corn oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add ham, onion, and green bell pepper; cook and stir until onion and green bell pepper are soft, about 5 minutes. Stir in gandules, tomato sauce, sofrito, adobo seasoning, olive brine, green olives, and sazon seasoning until warmed through.
  2. Pour water and rice into the pot; bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Cook, stirring frequently to prevent rice from sticking, until water is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Reduce heat to low and cover; cook until rice is tender, about 30 minutes. Remove lid and stir rice; cover and cook until rice is very soft, about 30 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 302 calories; 9.6 g fat; 40.7 g carbohydrates; 13.7 g protein; 13 mg cholesterol; 1897 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is by far one of my favorite Puerto Rican dishes and reminds me of my many trips to the island and my mom cooking growing up. I made this exactly as the recipe calls out and I have only on...

I did 3 TEASPOONS of adobo seasoning INSTEAD of the above 3 Tablespoon.

A little salty, and only used 2 tbsp Adobe based on another review, next time I will cut back to 1 tbsp. I also added a little cumin for taste. Good recipe, simple to make. My Puerto Rican boyfr...

Agree with too much Adobo (or I would of given 5 stars). I used 2 1/2 tbs, but used 3 cups water and 2 cups rice and came out perfect. It was just as good as my Puerto Rican great-grandmother’s ...