Green Mole Rice with Vegetables

Serves 4
The perfect side or as an easy delicious main dish ... crisp red bell pepper, vegetables, white rice and fresh cilantro.

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Ingredients

2 1/3 cups chicken broth, divided
2 Tbsps concentrated green mole sauce
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 cup red bell pepper, diced
1 cup Mahatma® White Rice
1 cup frozen southwest vegetable blend
lime wedges (optional)
fresh cilantro leaves, chopped (optional)

Cooking Directions

In a 4-cup microwave safe measuring cup heat 1/3 cup broth and mole sauce for 1 minute.  Stir until well blended. Add remaining 2 cups of broth.  In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat.  Sauté bell pepper 1 minute.  Stir in rice, broth mixture and vegetables.  Bring to a boil.  Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer 10 minutes.  Uncover and stir mixture.  Cover and simmer 10 more minutes.  Remove from heat and stir again. 

Serve topped with lime juice and cilantro, if desired.

NOTE:  Stir, stir, stir ... be sure to stir this recipe as recommended to blend the flavors and to avoid sauce separation.