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Arroz con Palmitos (Rice with Hearts of Palms)

Erica Dinho
5 from 3 votes
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 cup onion finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon of cumin
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 ¾ cups of vegetable stock
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper sliced
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 14 oz can of hearts of palms, sliced


  • Heat the oil in a medium pot, add the onion, cumin and garlic, cook for about 2-3 minutes on medium heat.
  • Add the rice and mix well until the rice is coated with the onion mixture. Add the stock, bring to boil and reduce heat to low.
  • In the meantime, melt the butter over medium heat in a sauté pan, add the peppers, palmitos, salt and pepper. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring often.
  • Add the sautéed vegetables to the rice, which should still be cooking, and continue cooking on low heat until the rice is tender.
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