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Arroz Con Calabacin (Rice With Zucchini)

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“For ZWT 5. From The Foods and Wines of Spain. Could be used as a: Main Dish-Serves 4. Side Dish-Serves 6 Update: Have changed directions per reviewers suggestion.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauce:
  2. Heat chicken broth.
  3. Heat oil in large skillet.
  4. Saute dried red pepper until softened (do not burn it), and remove from skillet.
  5. Next saute the tomato and garlic in same skillet and oil, until garlic is golden.
  6. Add dried red pepper, tomato and garlic to processor or blender.
  7. Blend the ingredients in the processor, forming a paste.
  8. Add the heated chicken broth to the paste and blend until smooth.
  9. Rice:
  10. Put the onion in the skillet and saute til soft.
  11. Add zucchini and green beans, saute 10 minutes.
  12. Add the rice, stir to coat well with the oil.
  13. Pour sauce into the skillet.
  14. Add salt, bring to a boil, simmer, uncovered 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, you don't want the rice soupy.
  15. Pour into a 8-9 inch casserole dish, bake uncovered for 15 minutes at 325 degrees or until any remaining liquid is absorbed. Remove from oven and cover with foil, sit for 5 minutes.
  16. Serve.

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