Skillet Spanish Rice

Skillet Spanish Rice

Gluten Free and Off The Beaten Path

Rice is a staple in our household but sometimes plain rice just doesn’t cut it.  Try this recipe to give your regular rice a makeover.

2 C. White Rice, uncooked

2 T. Olive Oil

1/2 Medium Yellow Onion, chopped

1/2 Medium Bell Pepper, chopped

1 tsp. Granulated Garlic (fresh minced garlic works well too)

1 T. Cumin

1 Can Diced Tomatoes (drain them into a 4 C. measuring pitcher and fill the rest of the way with water to make 4 cups total)

1/2 C. Fresh Cilantro, chopped

Salt to taste

In a large pan over medium heat, toast the rice in the olive oil until fragrant (about 5 minutes).  The rice should begin to smell a bit like popcorn.

Add the vegetables, except the tomatoes,IMG_9188 and sauté.  Continue cooking over medium heat and stirring frequently for approximately 3 more minutes.

Move the rice and veg to the side of the skillet…

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