Mexican Rice II

Mexican Rice II

Side Dish Rice

This is a wonderful side dish for any Mexican dinner.

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 291
Preparation time: 5m
Total cooking time: 30m


  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain rice
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 cups chicken broth


  • 1   Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat and add rice. Cook, stirring constantly, until puffed and golden. While rice is cooking, sprinkle with salt and cumin.
  • 2   Stir in onions and cook until tender. Stir in tomato sauce and chicken broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 11g 17%
    Saturated Fat 2.0g  
Cholesterol 2mg  
Sodium 1096mg 44%
Potassium 173mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 42.4g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g 5%
Protein 4.8g 10%
Sugars 2g  
Vitamin A 110IU  
Vitamin C 3mg  
Calcium 23mg  
Iron 2mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 3mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 24mg  
Folate 86mcg