El mirador rice

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
\N 2 tomatoes -- ripe, chopped
\N 1 clove garlic -- minced

¾ c long-grain rice

: lemon juice

2 TB oil

2 md green bell pepper --

: chopped

1 TB chicken stock base

1 c hot water

2 ts cumin -- ground

¼ ts salt

: freshly ground pepper Cover rice with hot water. Add squeeze of lemon juice and let soak for 5 minutes. Drain thoroughly in colander. Heat oil in large skillet with tight fitting lid. Add rice and saute until golden.

(note - this takes about 10 minutes and you really have to keep stirring to keep it from burning) Stir in tomatoes, peppers and garlic and saute 5 minutes. Add chicken base disolved in water, and seasonings. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes. *Do not remove lid while rice is cooking. Fluff with fork.

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From: Mastercook Mac

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