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Arroz Verde

A classic Tex-Mex rice best served alongside pinto or refried beans
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Arroz verde, or “green rice,” is a classic Tex Mex dish that’s made up of fresh veggies sauteed before cooking into the rice.

 

6
Servings
395
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch green onions (about 6), white bulbs diced and green parts chopped and set aside.
  • 2 garlic cloves, diced
  • 2 green bell peppers, chopped
  • 3/4 Cups parsley flakes
  • 3 Cups uncooked white rice
  • 9 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1 lime
  • 6 Cups water

Directions

In a heavy pot, saute green onions and bell peppers, parsley flakes, and bouillon cubes until bell peppers have softened a bit (about 10 minutes). Add the garlic and saute for 1 minute. Add 6 cups water, then rice. Salt and pepper to taste. Put lid on pot, then turn heat on low until done. Cook time approximately 30-45 minutes once water/rice is added. Before serving, add the juice of half the lime. Sprinkle with the green onion tops.

Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving395
Total Fat1g2%
Sugar2gN/A
Saturated0.3g1.5%
Cholesterol0.9mg0.3%
Protein10g19%
Carbs86g29%
Vitamin A270µg30%
Vitamin B60.3mg25.7%
Vitamin C67mg75%
Vitamin E2mg11%
Vitamin K753µg100%
Calcium88mg9%
Fiber2g10%
Folate (food)38µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)38µg9%
Iron3mg16%
Magnesium110mg26%
Monounsaturated0.4gN/A
Niacin (B3)2mg15%
Phosphorus169mg24%
Polyunsaturated0.4gN/A
Potassium522mg11%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg12.6%
Sodium1905mg79%
Thiamin (B1)0.1mg12.2%
Zinc2mg15%