Traditional Puerto Rican Rice Recipe Arroz con Gandules

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jamie r.: "Great! I would definitely make it again" Read More
16Ingredients
1190Calories
70Minutes

Ingredients

  • 5 slices bacon (pork, chopped into pieces)
  • 1 cubanelle pepper (chopped into pieces)
  • 2 vegetable oil (generous TBSP of, depending on size of your pot)
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro
  • 2 cloves garlic (fresh, finely chopped)
  • 1 white onion (small, chopped)
  • 6 ounces tomato sauce (can of)
  • 2 packets goya sazon
  • 2 tablespoons olives (green salad, sliced thin)
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 cups white rice (uncooked)
  • 12 ounces gandules (can of, pigeon peas – DO NOT DRAIN)
  • 1 cup water (based on pot size)
  • salt
  • pepper
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NutritionView more

1190Calories
Sodium30%DV730mg
Fat31%DV20g
Protein75%DV38g
Carbs71%DV214g
Fiber72%DV18g

PER SERVING *

Calories1190Calories from Fat180
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat20g31%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol25mg8%
Sodium730mg30%
Potassium1720mg49%
Protein38g75%
Calories from Fat180
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate214g71%
Dietary Fiber18g72%
Sugars5g10%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(2)

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jamie r. 29 Apr
Great! I would definitely make it again
Shana W. 25 Sep 2016
This is my go to for spanish rice. It is always a hit in my house. I do the recipe as is for the most part. The only thing i do diffwrent is not drain the bacon fat then re-add thr onions. I just skip that part and keep going.