Green Rice / Arroz Verde

This colorful rice dish is fabulous with enchiladas or mole sauces!

  1. Rinse the uncooked rice until water runs clear. Drain.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium-low heat.
  3. Add the rice and sauté until rice is golden brown, about 3 minutes.
  4. Add the garlic, cilantro, onion, sliced poblano, spinach and chicken broth. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low.
  5. Cover the pot and simmer until rice is tender, about 45 minutes. Turn heat off and let it sit until ready to serve.
easy Level | 60 minutes Total time | 150 Calories


  • 2 t olive oil
  • 1 c uncooked long-grain brown rice
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • c chopped cilantro
  • c diced onion
  • 1 poblano pepper, seeded, sliced
  • 5 oz (or small bag) fresh spinach, rinsed, chopped
  • 2 c chicken broth

Nutrition Information:

Total fat: 2.5 g; Saturated fat: 0 g; Trans fat: 0 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 210 mg; Carbohydrates: 28 g; Fiber: 2 g; Sugars: 2 g; Protein: 4 g; Vitamin D: 0 mcg; Calcium: 38 mg; Iron: 1.2 mg; Potassium: 252 mg

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