Modern Latino Food: Brazilian Rice!


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Latin cuisine covers the culinary traditions of Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, South and Central America and other Spanish cultures and origins, although each region bears its own distinct flavors and ancestry secrets. But what they all share is a sense of rich flavors and emphasis on fresh ingredients, that can be easily incorporated into a healthy diet.

Old World expertise mixed with New World ingredients and techniques makes Hispanic cooking. The result: delicious foods, cooked with flair and of course the most important ingredient of all…love!

This time we will explore the Amazon flavors as we embark ourselves into a Brazilian dish! Get your taste buds up an running as this water mouth dish gets cooking!

Start your day on the right foot digging into this delicious Brazilian Rice, this is what you’ll need:

  • nonstick vegetable oil spray
  • 2 12-ounce boxes of frozen spinach, thawed
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup liquid egg-white substitute
  • ¾ cup shredded fat-free mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • ½ medium onion, chopped
  • ½ tablespoon low-sodium Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon dried marjoram
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon dried rosemary

Now that this what you have to do:

1. Preheat oven to 350 °F.
2. Spray a 2-quart baking dish with vegetable oil spray.
3. Place thawed spinach in a colander and press to remove excess water.
4. Place the spinach in a large mixing bowl and add remaining ingredients.
Mix until combined!
5. Transfer the mixture to the baking dish and place in the preheated oven.
Bake for 30 minutes.
6. Cut the casserole into eight squares and serve. This casserole can be
prepared 1 day in advance and refrigerated.

Great for a meatless day huh!! You don’t have to be a pro chef to cook this amazing Latino recipe just go for it and you wont regret it!

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