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Arroz Brasileiro (Brazilian Rice)
from Enjolinfam

A delicious Brazilian rice. From the cookbook "World of Cooking - The PBS Series."


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups rice
  • 3 cups hot water and 3 full tsp of Mckays Vegan 'Chicken' seasoning)
  • 10 ounces Italian plum tomatoes, canned drained and chopped
  • salt, to taste
  • cilantro, to garnish
  • tomato, wedges to garnish

Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and saute until transparent.

Add rice and cook, stirring constantly, until grains are coated with oil and rice is hot (about 3 minutes).

Add broth, tomatoes, and salt, and bring to a boil.

Reduce heat to very low. Cover and cook until done, about 20 minutes.

Garnish with cilantro and tomatoes.