Southwestern Rice Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
DishMain Ingredient


 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Chopped onion1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Chili pepper1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
 Rice1 Cup (16 tbs) (Branded)
 Condensed beef broth/Condensed chicken consomme10 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
 Water10 3⁄4 Ounce (1 Soup Can)
 Cumin seeds3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Worcestershire sauce1 Teaspoon
 Chopped black olives1 Tablespoon
 Avocado slices6 (For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3049 Calories from Fat 1812

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 215 g331.4%

Saturated Fat 42.9 g214.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg

Sodium 4306.7 mg179.4%

Total Carbohydrates 272 g90.5%

Dietary Fiber 89.5 g358%

Sugars 16.4 g

Protein 50 g99.8%

Vitamin A 62% Vitamin C 371.7%

Calcium 27.2% Iron 65.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a large saucepan, melt butter or margarine.
Add onion, chili pepper and rice.
Cook, stirring often until lightly browned.
Add broth or consomme', water, cumin seeds, salt and Worcestershire sauce.
Bring to a boil and cover tightly.
Simmer 20 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Let stand, covered, until all liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes.
Sprinkle with olives.
Garnish with avocado slices.