This Lent, CatholicMom.com is partnering with CRS Rice Bowl by sharing the CRS Rice Bowl featured recipes on each Lenten Friday. Why not try these simple recipes in solidarity with our brothers and sisters around the world?
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- 2 c rice
- 1 T fair trade olive oil
- 1 garlic clove, diced
- 3 tomatoes, chopped
- ½ onion, chopped
- 4 c vegetable broth
- 1 c peas
- 2 carrots, chopped
- 1 chili pepper, chopped
- Salt to taste
Add oil to a large pan on low heat. Add rice and toast until golden. Add garlic, tomatoes and onion; cook until mixture is soft. Add the broth, peas, carrots, chili pepper and salt. When it begins to boil, reduce the heat and cover until rice is fully cooked.
Makes 4–6 servings
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