Cheesy Rice

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Cheesy Rice

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Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Diet Gluten Free, Vegetarian


  • 1 cup brown rice dry
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 packets Latin spice mix seasoning Goya Sazon recommended
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon red chili sauce such as Sriracha Chili Sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 ½ cups frozen green peas
  • ½ cup low fat shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped scallion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro


  • In a 3-quart saucepan or dutch oven, combine rice and water.
  • Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat and simmer until rice is tender (about 30-35 minutes).
  • In a small bowl combine canola oil, spice mix, lemon juice, chili sauce and salt; stir to combine and set aside.
  • When the rice is cooked, add peas, canola oil mixture and cheese.
  • Stir well to combine.
  • Add scallion and cilantro, toss gently and serve.


Serving: 0.66cupCalories: 189kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 6gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 95mgFiber: 2g
Keyword cheesy rice, healthy homemade rice
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