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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
- 2 tablespoons oil
- 1/4 of a medium onion*
- 1 1/2 cups rice
- 3 cloves finely chopped garlic *
- 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
- 1 cup plain tomato sauce*
- 4 heaping tablespoons of finely chopped parsley (optional)
Add in broth and tomato sauce (add slowly into the rice, not directly onto hot pan!) And then add in the parsley if you're using it. Stir it up and bring to a boil. Once it starts boiling, turn the heat to low and cover. Let it simmer for 20 minutes and fluff with a fork.
Substitutions- If you don't have fresh garlic or onions on hand you can use the equivalent in powder form. Do not saute the powder, just skip that step and add the garlic powder and/or onion powder when you add the liquids. If you don't have tomato sauce you can use 1 cup of unseasoned stewed tomatoes (with their liquid) that have been chopped, or canned diced tomatoes with their liquid. Rotel and jarred salsa can also be decent substitutes.
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