5 from 1 vote
Authentic Mexican Rice
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Has all the flavor you need to compliment any Mexican dish, plus it's a perfect way to sneak some veggies in for the kids. 

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: mexican rice
Calories: 614 kcal
Author: Desarae
  • 1 1/2 cup Jasmine Rice
  • 1 Boullion Cube
  • 2 Tomatoes diced
  • 1 Garlic Clove
  • 3 T Grapeseed Oil
  • 1 1/4 cup Water
  • 1/6 onion diced
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 C. carrots diced
  • 1/2 C. peas
  1. Blend 2 tomatoes, boullion cube, garlic clove, and 1 1/4 cup water, onion. Set aside.
  2. Pour grapeseed oil into medium sized pot. Pour rinsed rice into pot. Stir over medium heat until rice is golden brown.
  3. Add tomatoes sauce and bring to a boil.
  4. Add veggies and salt. This is where you need to add more water. About another 2 cups.
  5. Cover and let cook for 18-20 minutes. Its important that when checking on the rice during the 18-20 minutes that you don't stir it. If you want to mix it at all fold the rice in from the outside of the pan to the center of the pan.
  6. Take off heat, fluff with a fork and serve!
Nutrition Facts
Authentic Mexican Rice
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 614 Calories from Fat 405
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 45g 69%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Sodium 3036mg 127%
Potassium 1758mg 50%
Total Carbohydrates 267g 89%
Dietary Fiber 17g 68%
Sugars 22g
Protein 30g 60%
Vitamin A 652%
Vitamin C 112%
Calcium 19.1%
Iron 28.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.