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Gandule Rice Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
gwanma
Added: Saturday, August 22, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 large onion, diced
2-3 stalks celery, diced
2 bunches fresh cilantro, chopped
3-4 cloves garlic
1-2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp dried oregano
2 envelopes goya powder
salt to taste
1 can (15 oz.) gandule beans
3 cups chicken flavored vegetable broth
1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce
4 cups white rice, rinsed and drained
Fresh cilantro for garnish

Directions:
Directions:
In a large saucepan, saute bell pepper, onion, celery, cilantro and garlic in olive oil. Add cumin, oregano, goya powder, and salt. Add gandules and saute for another 5 min. Add broth and tomato sauce and bring to a boil. Stir in rice and return to a boil. Cook for about 2 min. over high heat, stirring occassionally. Reduce heat to low.
Cover and simmer for about an hour, stirring every 30 min. The mixture should be the consistency of porridge. Garnish with cilantro.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is my Mother's recipe (Elena Cortes). It is vegetarian, if wanted you could add chicken, pork or portugese sausage.

In a large saucepan, saute bell pepper, onion, celery cilantro and garlic in olive oil. Add cumin

 

 

 

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