Arroz Verde (Mexican Green Rice)

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. ©
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Latest Reviews

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