the picky eater
This easy vegan Spanish rice tastes divine
Perfect base for burrito bowls
Vegan, vegetarian & gluten-free
Perfect side dish for any type of Mexican food
Healthier than traditional Mexican rice, but tastes just as good!
Heat the vegetable oil in a medium pot over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté, then add the bell peppers, garlic and jalapeno peppers and cook.
Add the rice and spices then mix until combined
Add the cold water and tomatoes, then bring the mixture to a boil. Lower the heat and let it simmer until all the liquid is absorbed
Take the rice off the heat, then add in the corn and cilantro and mix. and SERVE!
For best results, use any variety of long grain rice. Short grain rice has higher starch content and doesn't need as much water.