Smokey Fiesta Rice

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Smokey Fiesta Rice
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2/3 cup Yellow onions, 1/2”dice
  • 3/4 cup Long grained white rice
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic, minced
  • 1 1/3 cup Water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Chipotle peppers in adobo, pureed
  • 3/4 cup Red bell peppers, 1/2” dice
  • 3/4 cup Yellow squash, 1/2” dice
  • 3/4 cup Green peas, frozen
  • 2/3 cup California Ripe Olives, sliced
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup Green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Mexican cheese, crumbled

Preparation

Preparation

1 Heat 1 teaspoon vegetable oil in a medium saucepot over medium heat. Add onions and cook for 2-3 minutes until translucent.

2 Stir in rice and continue to cook for 3-4 minutes until just golden. Add garlic, cook for 1 minute, then pour in water and chipotle puree.

3 Bring to boil, then turn heat down to low, cover and cook for 20 minutes until rice is tender.

4 In a separate sauté pan, heat remaining 2 teaspoons of oil over medium. Add peppers and cook for 2-3 minutes.

5 tir in squash and continue cooking for 3-4 minutes. Turn heat down to low, stir in peas and olives and cook until heated through. Season with salt.

6 Toss sautéed vegetables with cooked rice. Garnish with green onions and cotija cheese just before serving.

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California Olive