Mexican Brown Rice

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups brown rice cooked
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • ½ medium onion, finely diced
  • 2 medium plum tomatoes, small dice
  • 1 jalapeno, seeds and membrane removed, minced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 5 lime wedges, for serving
  • Salt & pepper

Directions

  1. Cook rice according to package directions. Set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. When hot, add the onions, tomatoes and jalapeno and sauté until just tender, about 2-3 minutes.  Add garlic and sauté for another minute.
  3. Add the tomato paste, cumin, paprika, cayenne, salt and pepper. Stir to evenly coat the vegetables.  Add the cooked rice, stir, and cook for 1 minute or until heated through.

Enjoy!

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