Avocado Rice Recipe

A hearty Spanish avocado side dish
Yield: 6    Preparation Time: 10 minutes    Cooking Time: 35 minutes
A tasty Spanish side dish that is easy to make.


1 small onion finely chopped
14 ½ ounces chicken broth
1 small avocado
1 cup uncooked rice
1 garlic clove finely minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
¼ teaspoon oregano dried and crushed
¼ teaspoon ground turmeric
¼ teaspoon ground cumin
¼ teaspoon salt

Recipe Instructions

Place butter and oil in a sauce pan over a medium heat.  Melt the butter and add the garlic and onion and cook until the onion is tender.

Add the rice and cook for 3 minutes stirring constantly.  The rice is cooked when it looks milky and opaque.

Add the salt, oregano, cumin, turmeric and chicken broth and bring to the boil.  Cover and reduce the heat to allow the mixture to simmer for 20 – 25 minutes until the rice is tender and all the liquid is absorbed.

Prepare the avocado.
Peel and pip the avocado and dice into small pieces.  Fluff up the rice with a fork and add the avocado tossing gently while still on the stove. Remove from the stove.

Leave to stand for 5 minutes and then serve.


Side Dish