Mexican Rice for Breakfast

How about getting your day off to a Spicy Start?

Ingredients

  • 1  tablespoon  olive oil
  • 1  cup  instant brown rice
  • 1  cup  frozen corn
  • 1  cup  frozen peas
  • 8  green onions, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 3  cloves garlic, minced (1 tablespoon)
  • 1  teaspoon  ground cumin
  • 1/2  teaspoon  dried oregano
  • 2  tablespoons  tomato paste

Step by Step

  1. Heat oil in saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add rice, and saute 3 to 4 minutes, or until beginning to brown.
  3. Add corn, peas, green onions, garlic, cumin, and oregano, and saute 1 minute.
  4.  Spoon tomato paste in 2-cup measuring cup.
  5. Add enough boiling water to make 2 cups, and stir to combine.
  6. Pour tomato paste mixture into rice, and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer 15 minutes, or until all liquid is absorbed.
  8. Remove from heat, and fluff with fork just before serving.
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