It’s For REAL, authentic “Sopa de Arroz” (Mexican Rice) Saturday weekly recipe post


It’s For REAL, authentic “Sopa de Arroz”- (Mexican Rice)


Stuff you need:

  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 3 roma tomatoes, cut in quarters
  • 1 medium onion, cut in quarters
  • 4 cloves garlic, cut in half
  • ¼ c fresh cilantro
  • 2 ½ c veggie, or chicken stock
  • 2 TBS chicken, veggie, or tomato bouillon (cubes or powdered)
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 TBS vegetable oil

What to do with the stuff :

  • Puree tomatoes, onion, garlic, cilantro, cumin & bouillon powder in food processor until smooth
  • Heat vegetable oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat
  • Add rice and sauté until rice turns a light golden brown
  • DO NOT (as much as you want to) STIR AFTER THIS POINT
  • Pour puree mixture over the sauteed rice
  • Bring rice to a boil
  • Taste broth, season additionally if necessary with salt & ground pepper
  • Cover saucepan and reduce heat to low
  • Simmer undisturbed, until all liquid has absorbed (approx 25-30 min)
  • Turn off heat and let set 5 to 10 minutes before serving


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