Fiesta Rice

Serves 6
Excellent source of Iron – for healthy red blood cells.


4 cloves garlic, crushed
1 pc medium onion, sliced
2 cups raw rice, washed once
2 tbsp margarine
1 pc chicken bouillon cube
1 pc laurel leaf
1 pc medium carrot, sliced into half-moons
1/4 kg shrimps, shelled
1/2 cup cooked/frozen green peas
1 pouch (250 g) DEL MONTE Italian Style Spaghetti Sauce


1 SAUTÉ garlic, onion and rice in margarine. Cook, stirring constantly, until rice turns light brown. Add 4 cups water, bouillon cube and laurel leaf. Allow to boil then simmer over low heat until rice is cooked. Set aside.

2 SAUTÉ carrot for 2 minutes. Add shrimps, peas and DEL MONTE Spaghetti Sauce. Season with 2/3 tsp iodized fine salt (or 2 tsp iodized rock salt), 1/4 tsp pepper and 1/2 tsp sugar. Simmer for 20 minutes. Add cooked rice and blend thoroughly.


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