Costa Rican Style Rice

4-6
Servings
5m
Prep Time
25m
Cook Time
30m
Ready In


"Sometimes one wants flavorful rice without the beans. This comes from the Costa Rica website with the cute little frog - Pura Vida!"

Original recipe yields 4-6 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (206.1 g)
  • Calories 217.4
  • Total Fat - 9.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 277.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 26.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.9 g
  • Sugars - 5 g
  • Protein - 7.7 g
  • Calcium - 65.5 mg
  • Iron - 1.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 24.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Rinse rice on a strainer until water runs clear. Let it drain in strainer until needed.

Step 2

Heat vegetable oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add rice. Stir often until slightly brown.

Step 3

Stir in onions, bell peppers and garlic. Add 1 1/2 cups water and salt. Bring to a boil over moderately high heat.

Step 4

Cover and simmer without stirring until all water is absorbed and rice is tender. Turn off heat and leave rice in saucepan covered for 10 minutes.

Tips & Variations


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LifeIsGood

Excellent and easy rice recipe! We loved the onions and red pepper. I'll definitely keep this recipe handy. Thank you!

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(28 Aug 2017)