Quick and Easy Rice Recipes
Rice Conqueso Recipe


Rice Conqueso

Vegetable cooking spray
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1 cup water
1 can (14 1/2 oz) no-salt-added whole tomatoes, undrained and chopped
1 cup long grain rice, uncooked
1 can (4 oz) chopped green chilis, drained
2 tbs minced fresh cilantro
1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese

Coat a small nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium heat until hot. Add onion and green pepper; sauté until tender. Transfer mixture to a large saucepan.

Add water and tomatoes, stirring well; bring to a boil.

Stir in rice and chilis; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 to 30 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.

Stir in cilantro. Transfer rice mixture to a serving bowl and sprinkle with cheese.

Serves 8.