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Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

A basic and easy to make Pilaf to go with Mexican dishes.
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 1/2 Cups Rice (Converted, brown, or white)
  • 1/2 Vidalia Onion Finely chopped
  • 2 Cloves Garlic Minced
  • 1/2 Cup Salsa
  • Olive Oil
  • 2 1/2 Cups Water
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt


  • Saute the onion until soft, then add the garlic and cook until just fragrant (don't go too far, or the garlic will become brownish and bitter.
  • Add the dry rice and coat with the oil, cooking for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the salsa and stir into all the ingredients, mixing well. You can use a commercial salsa, or this recipe.
  • Add the water and salt, then cover and cook for 20 minutes.
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