From the author: This Mexican rice has to be the cheapest, tastiest thing that I make. I spent about $2 making it. I suggest buying rice (and anything else that you can) in bulk – it’s a lot cheaper and less wasteful of packaging. My family, who comes from Mexico, has been making this dish for me for years, and I loooove it!
Also, if you are not into using white rice, it can be substituted with quinoa — NOT brown rice!
We are living in such fast and busy times that finding easy, quick, healthy meals have become a necessity. This crazy-easy red Mexican rice is one of those highly appreciated 30-minute meals and you’ll absolutely love it! All you need is some white rice, garlic, onions, and a can of tomato sauce. Throw it in a tortilla with a can of pinto beans and avocado slices, and boom! Dinner is served. So simple!
Often times, our favorite recipes are those with few ingredients. No complicated steps or high-end techniques, just easy to follow basic directions. I’m in! Are you?
This recipe is one of those super-easy classic recipes loved by all! It’s not only quick, affordable, and easy but extremely family-friendly. Who has the time to prepare four different dishes at dinner time? No need! Both grown-ups and kids love this Mexican rice! One pot, one family meal. Win-win!
If you want to add some extra protein you can eat alongside some easy veggie burgers or some spiced black beans and, top with delicious guacamole for some healthy fats. This classic Mexican rice can be reinvented over and over and again. The possibilities are endless!
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Equipment I used in this recipe:
Photo by Alfonso Revilla
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