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Vegan Mexican Rice orez mexican reteta

Vegan Mexican Rice- traditional food

Ruxandra Micu
Today we will talk about a vegan Mexican rice recipe that you cannot really find in Spain as you might have talked. What's so special about it?
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 4 +


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 1 ½ cup tomato sauce
  • 1 ½ cup vegetable broth
  • ¾ cup sweet corn
  • ½ cup green peas
  • 1/4 Tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 Tbsp cumin
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 large tomato chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1/3 cup shredded vegan mozzarella


  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and onion. Cook, stirring, until the onions are translucent, for about 4 minutes.
  • Add the rice and cook for about 3 more minutes.
  • Add tomato sauce and vegetable broth and bring to a simmer.
  • Add corn, peas, chili powder, and cumin.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Bring to a boil and cover.
  • Reduce heat to low and cook until the rice is cooked through, for about 15 minutes.
  • Add fresh tomatoes.
  • Top with shredded mozzarella, chopped basil and serve.