Rice Mexicali

  • 2-1/2 tbs vegetable oil
  • 1 med bell pepper
  • 1 med onion
  • One 16 oz can Rotel tomatoes
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

On medium heat, saute onion, bell pepper, and mushrooms in oil until tender, about 8 minutes. Add water, tomatoes and spices. Stir well. Add uncooked rice, stir well. Lower heat and cover until rice is done or liquid is absorbed, about 25 minutes.

Serves 6

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