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       Title: Mexican Rice
  Categories: Side dish, Rice, Mexican
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       1 c  Rice
       1 ds White pepper
       1 ds Salt
   1 1/2 c  Water
       1 c  Yellow onion; diced
     1/2 pk Frozen mixed vegetable
       1 tb Chicken base
       1 tb Garlic powder
       1 tb Oil
  
   Brown the rice in a teaspoon of oil. Be careful not to overcook.
   Drain rice completely. In a 1-1/2 qt saucepan, combine the water,
   tomato paste, diced onion, chicken base and seasonings. Place pan on
   stove and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and stir the rice into
   the liquid. Cover and allow the rice to cook for 20 minutes. Do not
   stir the rice while cooking. Thaw the vegetables with a gentle water
   spray and stir lightly into the rice. Allow rice to stand 5 minutes
   and serve with ranchera sauce.
  
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