Friday, September 10, 2010

Venezuelan White Rice

This is a tasty and colorful rice dish that is easy-to-assemble and prepare. Could it with beans and a heaping side of greens or a cornbread, and you have yourself a very healthy dinner!

Venezuelan White Rice
Cooking Light, June 2008

1 T canola oil
1/2 c onion, chopped
1/2 c red bell pepper, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
4 c water
1/2 tsp salt
2 c long grain rice, uncooked

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and pepper; cook 5 minutes, or until tender.

Add garlic and cook 30 seconds. Add 4 c water and salt; bring to a boil. Stir in rice.

Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 18 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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