Guatemalan-Style Rice

Sides | 30 Minutes or Less, Entertaining | Pasta & Grains

SERVES 8 - START TO FINISH: 25 minutes
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Guatemalan-Style Rice

2 cups long-grain rice
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 cup shredded carrots
1/2 cup finely chopped mixed bell peppers
1/2 cup finely chopped celery
1/2 cup frozen green peas
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 cups chicken stock or broth
Salt and pepper, to taste

Heat oil over medium heat in a 2-quart or larger saucepan. Add rice and cook until it has absorbed oil, but do not brown the rice. Stir frequently. Add all vegetables, pepper and stock. Bring mixture to a boil. Stir well, reduce heat to low and cover pan.

Simmer 20 minutes, or until rice is tender and all liquid has been absorbed. Fluff rice and serve.

Guatemalan-Style Rice

Approximate Values Per Serving: 233 calories (17% from fat), 4 g fat (1 g saturated), .5 mg cholesterol, 5 g protein, 43 g carbohydrates, 1.5 g dietary fiber, 364 mg sodium

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