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Mexican rice (e.g. for Tortillas), vegetarian



4 person(s)

Mexican rice

  • 1 carrot, in pieces
  • 4-5 pieces tomato, sundried
  • 1 red chilli, dried or fresh (optional)
  • 1 onion, peeled and quartered
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 red capsicum, deseeded and quartered
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 150 g rice, (brown, white, long grain or other)
  • 1 cans Beans, (kidney, red, 3 bean mix, or other)
  • 1/2 cans Corn, (optional)
  • 400 g Canned crushed tomatoes, (one can)
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste, (or ketchup)
  • 100-200 g water
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable stock paste
  • 1 tsp paprika, ground
  • 1 tsp paprika, smoked, ground
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 zucchini, chopped into longish strips (5mm wide)

to make tortillas (optional)

  • 8 small tortillas, (or 4 large)
  • 100 g cheese, grated
  • 125 g sour cream
  • 4 Pickled Jalapenos
  • salsa sauce
  • 6
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
  • 8
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Recipe's preparation

    Mexican rice
  1. 1. Prepare veggies (apart from zucchini) as suggested and chop in the following order:
    - carrot 5 sec / sp 5, then scrape sides down and add
    - sundried tomato (and chili, if using), chop another 5 sec / sp 5, scrape sides down and add
    - onions, garlic and capsicum, chop 5 sec / sp 5
    2. Add oil and sautee 4 min / varoma / Counter-clockwise operation / sp 1.
    3. Add rice, beans, corn (if using), crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, veggie stock paste and spices. For white rice, 150g water should be enough, for brown rice use 200g water.
    4. Cook on 100°C / Counter-clockwise operation / sp 1 (MC in place) for the time that your rice requires to cook (e.g. for brown rice cook 25 minutes, for white it will be less).
    5. About 10-15 min before the end of the cooking time, add zucchini pieces (if you want them mushy, go 15min, for zucchini with a bite, go 10 min).
  2. to make tortillas
  3. 1. Use grated cheese, alternatively chop cheese pieces for 10 sec / sp 5.5
    2. Lay tortillas out flat and spoon some rice into the centre of the tortilla, leaving about 2cm of space along the side.
    3. Roll up with one pickled jalapeno either inside or on top of the tortilla and place the wrapped up tortilla into a baking dish.
    4. Spread sour cream over the tortillas, sprinkle the cheese over and bake for about 20min at 200°C (175°C fan forced).
    5. Serve with salsa and avocado slices.

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If you like chunky vegetables, the capsicum could be sliced and added with the zucchini in step 5, rather than grated in the beginning.

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