Arroz Verde (Mexican Green Rice)

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

Arroz Verde (Mexican Green Rice)

Arroz Verde (Mexican Green Rice)

How To Cook Arroz Verde (Mexican Green Rice) - Arroz Verde (Mexican Green Rice) Recipes


  • 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


  1. Wash the green together well.
  2. Blend them well along with the chilies with 1/2 cup water for few seconds or until smooth.
  3. 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.
  4. Add the rice and saute until rice is translucent.
  5. Add the blended mixture along with 1-1/2 cups of water/stock (or more depending on the quality of your rice). Stir well.
  6. Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes or until the rice is cooked.
  7. Fluff up the rice and serve hot.


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