Cilantro Lime Rice

Angie Roberts (Lincoln Friend)

1 teaspoon oil
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro chopped
2/3 cup white basmati rice
1 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 lime, juiced (please use the real thing here it is so much better)

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, heat oil until hot
  2. Add rice and stir for 1 minute, you are basically frying the rice in this step.
  3. Add lime juice, stir for 1 minute more.
  4. Add water and salt, bring to a boil
  5. Cover and turn down to simmer until rice is tender and the water is absorbed, about 18-20 minutes. Do not over cook this or it gets mushy.
  6. Add in the cilantro, stir, and serve

Guacamole

Lisa Stueber

4 cloves fresh garlic minced

2 diced tomatillos

½ cup diced green chiles

8 sprigs fresh cilantro chopped

3-4 Tablespoons fresh lime juice

1 ½ cups diced red onion

2 cups diced Roma tomatoes

6-8 ripe avocados, pitted and peeled

salt to taste

Combine the first 7 ingredients. Mash the peeled and pitted avocados and mix them with the other ingredients. Add salt and more cilantro if desired.

Makes about 4 cups.