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Southwest Rice Pilaf

Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Servings - 4 persons


  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 1/2 cups brown rice
  • 2 Tbsp minced onion, optional
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and diced
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 1 15 oz. cantomato sauce
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Side dish: Broccoli or green beans


  • In a large saucepan, bring 3 1/2 cups of water plus the lime juice to a boil. Add the brown rice and mincedonion. Return to boil, reduce heat to medium, cover and let cook for 45 to 50 minutes, or until brown rice istender.
  • Once the rice has cooked,mix inthe diced red/green pepper, corn, tomato sauce, cumin and chili powder. Let simmer over low heat for 5-10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Prepare broccoli or green beans.
  • Serve Southwest Rice Pilaf with side of veggies.