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Arroz Brasileiro

CATEGORY: Side Dish- Rice
Rice dishes are extremely important in Brazil.  The garlic, onion and tomato make this dish something special.
PREP TIME: 20 minutes
COOK TIME: 20 minutes
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 clove garlic- minced and mashed 
  • 1 small onion- chopped 
  • 1 tomato- chopped 
  • 1 teaspoon salt (or more to taste)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked rice

Rinse the rice several times, until the water runs clear.

Heat the vegetable oil in saucepan on medium heat.  Add mashed garlic. Cook for 1 minute.

Add chopped onion and tomato and cook, stirring until softened, about 3 minutes.  Add water and salt and bring to a boil.

Add the rice. Lower heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.

Turn off the heat and leave rice covered for 5 minutes more or until rice is tender. Check for seasoning.  Fluff with fork and serve.