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Mexican Rice and Vegetables

Mexican Rice and VegetablesDress up your next Mexican meal with this easy yet tasty side dish. For a complete meal, add avocado slices drizzled with lime juice and warm tortillas.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2/3 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 cup white rice
2 cups chicken broth
1 (4-ounce) can ORTEGA Diced Green Chiles
1 large tomato, diced
1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat oil in medium skillet. Add bell pepper and onion; cook until tender.
  2. Add rice; cook for 3 minutes. Add broth, chiles and tomato; bring to a gentle boil.
  3. Cover; cook for 25 to 30 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Fluff rice; season with salt and ground black pepper. Sprinkle with cheese.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.