Web
Analytics
Popular Recipes
A collection of popular Portuguese food recipes from mainland Portugal, the Azores, Madeira and around the world.

About
This is a simple tomato rice, but you can use it as a base for fish rice, spare ribs, beans, etc.
Info
Portuguese Tomato Rice (Arroz Malandro) Recipe
Preparation time:
Cooking Time:
Ready In:
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Servings:
4
Posted by:

Portuguese Tomato Rice (Arroz Malandro) Recipe

Portuguese Tomato Rice (Arroz Malandro) Recipe

Posted in: Sides
star star star star star
4 out of 5 with 17 ratings
Views 39291

Ingredients

1 medium onion2 large ripe tomatoes1 and a half cups of long grain rice3 and a half cups of water1 bay leafparsley or coriander, finely chopped1 bell pepper (optional)3 tablespoons olive oilSalt and pepper (to taste)
  • Get groceries & other stuff Get groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com
  • This site uses US measurements.

    Directions

    1. Start by chopping the onions while you heat a pan with the olive oil. Sauté the onions along with the bay leaf until the onions are translucent. 
    2. If you use the pepper, cut into strips or small pieces and add to the pan. Meanwhile chop the tomato (seeded and peeled if you prefer), add it to the pan and stir occasionally.
    3. When the tomato is somewhat cooked, add the water and bring to a boil. When it boils, add the rice and stir a few times so it doesn't stick to the bottom, bring it to a boil again, season with salt and pepper, lower the intensity of the heat, cover and let it cook for a bit.
    4. When the rice is cooked, sprinkle with parsley, coriander or chopped basil and serve.
    Photo Credit: asminhasreceitas.com



    Click here to join our Facebook group!

    Comments

    You might also like
    Portuguese Roast Potatoes with Tomatoes Recipe
    These crispy potatoes and tomatoes with garlic, wine combined with the olive oil, create a beautifully flavored side dish.
    Portuguese Scalloped Potatoes Recipe
    This Portuguese scalloped potatoes recipe will make the perfect side dish for fish, meats, poultry, or as a meatless dish.
    Portuguese Blackberry Jam Recipe
    This Portuguese blackberry jam recipe (receita de doce de amora) is easy and quick to make.

    Top