Thursday, October 7, 2010

Easy Mexican Rice

1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
1/2 c. diced onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup of long grain rice
3/4 cup of tomato sauce
2 1/2 cups chicken broth
2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. garlic salt
1 Tbsp. cumin
fresh cilantro, if desired

*In a skillet heat oil over medium heat. Saute' onion and fresh garlic until onion is clear.
*Add rice and cook until lightly browned.
*Add tomato sauce and let simmer for 1-2 minutes.
*Add remaining ingredients, bring to a boil.
*Cover and simmer until rice is tender; about 20 minutes. Uncover rice, fluff with fork, turn off stove, cover again and let sit covered for another 5 minutes or so.

**I found this online, added and removed some ingredients and came up with this awesome recipe! Great Mexican side dish!

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