Mexican rice

Flavoursome Mexican rice is great with a chilli, tacos or burritos. Easy to make and super tasty.


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 2 peppers
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 1/2 tsp of smoked paprika
  • 250g rice
  • 500ml vegetable stock
  • coriander
  • spring onions


  1. Finely chop the onion, peppers and garlic.
  2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan with a lid, then add the onion, pepper, garlic and cumin.
  3. Fry gently for 8-10 mins until the vegetables are soft and golden.
  4. Stir in the tomato purée and smoked paprika and cook for 1 min before stirring in the rice.
  5. Pour over the hot vegetable stock, cover and bring to the boil.
  6. Stir, then cover again and place on a low heat possible.
  7. Simmer for 10 mins.
  8. Turn off the heat and leave, covered, for a further 10 mins.
  9. Stir in the chopped coriander and sliced spring onions.

Published by Alison

Mum of the Braithwaite “difficult to feed” Family!

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