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Cilantro Rice - Recipe

Great side dish for any mexican inspired meal. Perfect with the lime chicken and mango salsa recipe.
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In a blender, puree cilantro, garlic, pepper and 1 cup broth until smooth. Set aside. In a medium sauce pan, heat oil over medium heat. Stir in rice and seasonings for 5-8 minutes, until rice is pale golden. Stir in cilantro mixture and remaining broth. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until liquid is absorbed, 18-20 minutes.
-1 cup cilantro, chopped
-1 clove garlic
-1 jalapeƱo pepper, seeded, chopped
-2 1/2 cups vegetable broth, divided
-2 teaspoons olive oil
-1 1/2 cups long-grain rice
-1 teaspoon garlic powder
-1/2 teaspoon cumin