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 SnacksRated 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
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
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.
"I've made this twice (doubled the recipe both times) - definitely a keeper and no comparison to store-bought. My only tweaks: I added a half-tablespoon of garlic salt, crushed the fennel seeds (mortar and pestle) and used a hand-blender when it was done to make it smooth. The leftovers keep really well in the freezer." - cyarcher3
"This is the best sauce you will ever make! It's absolutely perfect!" - barbara m.
"Buy a big roast so you will have plenty of leftovers. The gravy was a bit salty, but the flavor combination was fantastic! I didn't put all the dry ingredients on the roast, just enough to give it a good covering and the rest in the pan with the liquid. I served it with mashed potatoes and green beans and ... " - lorac
"There is a place in Sioux City, IA that has the best pizza sauce on their pizzas I've ever tasted. This recipe is really close to it. I added about two-three Tablespoons of honey and some cyan pepper. Love it!!" - randy t.
"I love this. Has anyone tried canning this?" - hillzo
"Mouth-watering pork cooked in a slow cooker with beef broth served with barbecue sauce." - kathy