Colorful Rice

Transform that blend white rice into something colorful and tasty!


Click here to see the recipe in Portuguese


servings: 4 / preparation time: 35 minutes



1 cup rice, washed and drained

2 cups water

½ diced onion

3 diced garlic cloves

1 tbs olive oil

2 diced potatoes

1 large carrot, grated

parsley and chives, to taste

salt to taste



1 – In a saucepan, heat oil and add onion and garlic. Let it cook for about 3 minutes.

2 – Add rice and salt, mix well.

3 – Put potatoes and water.

4 – Once the water has evaporated almost completely, place the grated carrots and stir gently.

5 – Lower the heat to the minimum and cover. Simmer until the water dries. Potatoes and rice must be tender.

6 – Sprinkle parsley and chives and serve.


Tips and Options:

  • Use other ingredients in the mix, like broccoli, zucchini, corn, chayote, mushrooms, green beans, olives, boiled egg, etc..
  • To give more flavor to the rice, use chicken, beef or vegetable broth instead of water.
  • Serve as a side dish to barbecues, beef, chicken or fish.
  • Any left overs? Make Rice Cake.



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