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Tex Mex Brown Rice

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Tex Mex Brown Rice


  • 2 cup brown rice
  • ½ tsp. oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 green sweet pepper, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tomatoes fine chopped
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3 cups warm vegetable stock or broth
  • ½ cup shredded low fat cheese
  • 2 tsp fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp taco seasoning

Taco seasoning (ingredients)

1 tbsp chilli pd., 2 tsp onion pd., 1 tsp ground cumin, 1 tsp paprika, 1 tsp garlic pd., 1tsp oregano, 1 tsp sugar, ½ tsp salt. Mix all ingredients to prepare taco seasoning.


Soak brown rice over night. Add ½ tsp. oil. Sauté onion, pepper and garlic until soft, 8-10 minutes. Add brown rice, taco seasoning and cumin; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add chopped tomatoes and broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender, about 20 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese and serve garnish with fresh parsley.