Tomato rice with peppers

Tomato rice with peppers on a tureen

Do you like typical Portuguese dishes? Make this simple and delicious tomato rice with peppers. It is ideal to serve with some meat and fish recipes. Bon appetit!!!

INGREDIENTS FOR THIS RECIPE

Here you'll find all the ingredients needed to make this recipe:

Medium-grain rice - It's a very tasty rice that fully absorbs the water and seasonings. Once cooked, the rice becomes very creamy.
Tomatoes - Gives texture, color and flavor.
Onion and garlic - They are essential ingredients for sautéing and flavoring.
Red and green peppers - Add color and flavor.
Olive oil - To sauté and flavor.
Water - To cook the rice.
Coriander - Gives the dish a fresh aroma and bright taste.
Salt - To highlight the other flavors.

Below you’ll find the correct measurement of all ingredients and the step-by-step guide for this recipe.

HOW TO MAKE TOMATO RICE WITH PEPPERS:

In a saucepan, add the peeled tomato cut into chunks, chopped onion, chopped garlic, red pepper cut into strips, green pepper cut into strips and the olive oil. Stir and simmer until the tomato start to break down. Add the rice and season with salt. Stir and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Pour the water, stir and boil on a medium-high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to a low heat and cook the rice for 10 to 12 minutes. Sprinkle with chopped coriander, turn off the heat and serve.

Tomato rice with peppers

Tomato rice with peppers on a tureen

Do you like typical Portuguese dishes? Make this simple and delicious tomato rice with peppers. It is ideal to serve with some meat and fish recipes. Bon appetit!!!

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Servings:: 4
Prep Time: 5 m
Cook Time: 30 m
Total Time: 35 m
Ingredients: coriander, garlic, green pepper, olive oil, onion, red pepper, rice, tomato, water

Ingredients

  • 250 grams (1 1/4 cups) medium-grain rice
  • 3 medium ripe tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • 1/2 green pepper
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 650 ml (2 1/2 cups) water
  • Coriander (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, add the peeled tomato cut into chunks, chopped onion, chopped garlic, red pepper cut into strips, green pepper cut into strips and the olive oil. Stir and simmer until the tomato start to break down, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the rice and season with salt. Stir and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Pour the water, stir and boil on a medium-high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to a low heat and cook the rice for 10 to 12 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle with chopped coriander, turn off the heat and serve.

RECIPE VIDEO:

Tomato rice with peppers
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 368
Total Fat 12.5 g(16%)
Saturated Fat 2 g(9%)
Cholesterol 0 mg(0%)
Sodium 596 mg(26%)
Total Carbohydrate 58.5 g(21%)
Protein 6 g
 

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