Green Rice

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Total Time
10 mins
30 mins

This recipe was found in the "Cooking Light" magazine. If you enjoy tomatillos, you will enjoy this.

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  1. Discard husks and stems from the tomatillos.
  2. Cook the tomatillos in boiling water in a medium saucepan for 4 minutes or until soft; drain.
  3. Combine the tomatillos and 2 teaspoons water in a blender and process until smooth.
  4. Pour the tomatillo mixture into a 4 cup glass measure, and add enough water to mixture to measure 2& 1/2 cups.
  5. Combine the tomatillo mixture, cilantro, jalapeno, salt and garlic in a saucepan, and bring to a boil.
  6. Add rice; cover mixture, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  7. Remove from heat, and fluff with fork.
Most Helpful

4 5

I suggest using canned tomatillos so you don't have cook them down or food process them. This rice goes really well with fish tacos.

5 5

Needed to use some of my CSA veggies and this was a great way to use a few tomatillos and jalepeno

5 5

We loved this rice. I used one whole jalapeno. At the end, I added the squeeze of lime and a handful of fresh, chopped tomatoes. Delicious and has lots of flavor.