Healthy Green Rice Recipe
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  • 2 cups long-grain rice
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 1 poblano pepper, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup cilantro + more for garnish
  • 1 cup Italian parsley
  • 1 ¾ cups vegetable broth, divided
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • juice of 1 lime
  1. Rinse the rice in a colander.
  2. Add the oil to a large pot, and then add the rice.
  3. Cook the rice on medium heat for 10 minutes to toast it, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the onion, poblano pepper, jalapeño, garlic, cilantro, parsley, ½ cup of broth, salt, and pepper to a food processor, and blend until smooth.
  5. Once the rice has been toasted, add the green mixture to the pot along with the remaining 1 ¼ cups of broth.
  6. Bring the contents of the pot to a boil, then reduce the heat to low, and cook for 15 minutes covered.
  7. Once the rice has absorbed the liquid and finished cooking, fluff it with a fork, and add the lime juice.
  8. Serve the rice topped with more cilantro and lime, if desired.