Saturday, April 5, 2008

Arroz Tapado

Main dish
6 servings
Preparation time: 45 minutes


3 cloves of garlic, minced
2 tablespoons of olive oil
Lemon juice
4 cups water
1 pound washed rice
1 onion, finely chopped
2 pound of slice steak
2 tomatoes, finely chopped
1 tablespoon tomato paste
4 tablespoons of raisins
5 black olives, chopped
2 hard boiled eggs, chopped
1 tablespoon of finely minced parsley


1. Sauté the garlic in oil, add a few drops of lemon juice, salt and the water and bring to a boil. Add rice and cook for 20-25 minutes or just tender
2. In other pan, stir in onions and sauté, add meat, tomatoes, tomato paste, raisins, olives, egg and parsley
3. Take a one-cup glass measuring cup and coat the inside with a little oil. Fill halfway with rice, add some meat filling and add more rice to top of cup. Invert onto a plate and carefully remove cup

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