Baked Mexican Brown Rice

Serves 6

Serve with beans, warm tortillas and your favorite salsa.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup long-grain brown rice
  • 2 3/4 cups water
  • 3/4 cup crushed canned tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon ground ancho or other chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
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Method: 

Heat oven to 350°F. In an ovenproof saucepan or small Dutch oven, heat oil on top of the stove over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic and jalapeño peppers and cook, stirring often, about 4 minutes. Stir in rice and cook 1 minute more. Add water, tomatoes, chili powder and salt. Bring to a boil, stir and cover. Bake, without stirring, until rice is tender, about 1 hour. Fluff with a fork and serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:230 calories (45 from fat), 5g total fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 450mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (4g dietary fiber, 2g sugar), 5g protein
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