Sopa de Arroz
This literally means “soup of rice”; however, in this soup the liquid is totally absorbed by the ingredients. The dish is also called Mexican Rice.
Yield: Serves 4-6.
- 1 cup uncooked rice (do not use minute or converted rice)
- 3 tablespoons oil or bacon drippings
- 1 onion, sliced
- 1 green pepper; sliced
- 1 tomato, peeled and sliced
- 2 cups liquid: boiling water, chicken broth, beef broth, or a combination of 1 cup tomato sauce and 1 cup liquid of your choice
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper