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Our recipe for Arroz a la Mexicana lets you make authentic Mexican rice at home. We purée the onion, jalapeno, and garlic, so the flavor gets infused into the rice. Sauteing the rice in Country Crock® before simmering helps it cook up separate and fluffy and gives this dish a flavor boost.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
25 mins
additional:
5 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In food processor or blender, process onion, peppers, garlic, tomato paste, 1/4 cup water, and salt until smooth; set aside.

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  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

215 calories; protein 5.9g; carbohydrates 46.4g; fat 0.8g; sodium 387.2mg. Full Nutrition
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