Engine 2 Mexican-Style Rice

Serves 6

Ingredients: 
  • 1/3 cup diced onion
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 3/4 cup low-sodium vegetable broth, divided
  • 1 3/4 cup Engine 2 Plant-Strong® Cantina Style Salsa
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 cup brown basmati rice
  • 1 small green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
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Method: 

Place a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. When the pan is hot, add onion and cumin seeds; cook, stirring constantly, until the onion begins to brown and stick to the bottom of the pan, 2 to 3 minutes. Carefully pour in 1/4 cup of the broth. Continue to cook, stirring frequently, until the liquid has evaporated and onion is browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes.

Whisk in remaining broth, salsa and tomato paste. Stir in rice and bell pepper and bring to a boil. Cover, lower heat and simmer until most of the liquid has been absorbed and rice is just tender, 40 to 45 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve sprinkled with green onions.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:150 calories (10 from fat), 1g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 180mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 2g sugar), 3g protein
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