Rainbow Rice

Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 50 minutes

Serves:4

Ingredients

  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup green onions, chopped
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 cup long grain brown rice, uncooked
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 4 ounce can chopped green chilies
  • 4 ounce jar pimientos, chopped
  • 1 1/4 cups corn kernels
  • 1 tbsp parsley flakes
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • several twists fresh ground pepper

Directions

Place the onion, bell pepper, green onions and garlic in a large saucepan with the water. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 3 minutes, until vegetables soften slightly. Add the rice, broth, green chilies, pimientos, corn, parsley and cumin. Mix well, cover, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for about 45 minutes, until rice is tender. Stir in the remaining ingredients and cook for about 2 minutes longer. Serve hot.