Arroz Verde (Mexican Green Rice)

Recipe: Appetizer : Arroz Verde (Mexican Green Rice) - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition Facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat

Ingredients

1 cup Spinach

1/2 cup Arugula ( or use more spinach)

1/2 cup Cilantro leaves

1 small onion

1 garlic, minced

1 small poblano chilies, seeded and chopped (leave the seeds in if you can take the heat)

1 cup long grain rice

1-1/2 to 2 cups water/vegetable stock

salt to taste

Directions

Wash the green together well.

Blend them well along with the chilies with 1/2 cup water for few seconds or until smooth.

Meanwhile saute the onions along with garlic in a skillet in 1 tsp oil. Add salt and cook until onions are soft - about 30-40 seconds.

Add the rice and saute until rice is translucent.

Add the blended mixture along with 1-1/2 cups of water/stock (or more depending on the quality of your rice). Stir well.

Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes or until the rice is cooked.

Fluff up the rice and serve hot.




Latest Reviews

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"This sauce was 'mild' for our tastes so I used 1/4 cup each Frank's Red Hot and butter (not margarine), added 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, healthy dash of Worcestershire sauce, and about 1/2 teaspoon chipotle (or ancho) chili powder." - mrsoul51

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"This was delicious! This is a definite keeper. Here are a couple things that I did a little differently, preparation-wise. To avoid the possibility of the cream cheese curdling (as some have said), I put my cream cheese in the blender in fourths, added some of the broth and blended to ... " - coachs wife

"I've made this twice now with only the slightest tweaks (added a couple teaspoons of 'Italian Seasoning' mix from our co-op). It's absolutely perfection. Rich, just spicy enough to add interest, and no acid overload. I'm not a fan of tomato-based sauces, but I love this. So did my husband." - p g.8256

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