Arroz con Gandules 4/5 (2)


easy prep time 10 min | cook time 35-40 min | SERVINGS 6

Ingredients

    1 tablespoon La Fe olive oil

    1/2 cup La Fe sofrito

    1/2 cup chopped ham (or cooked pork pieces)

    2 cups La Fe long grain rice

    4 cups of water

    1 packet La Fe sazón

    1 (15 oz can) La Fe green pigeon peas/gandules (drained and rinsed)

Directions

  • STEP ONE

    Heat La Fe olive oil in a 6-quart pot. Sauté the La Fe sofrito and chopped ham or cooked pork pieces for 1 minute.

  • STEP TWO

    Add the La Fe rice, water, La Fe sazón, and La Fe gandules.

  • STEP THREE

    Bring to a boil. Let boil for 2 to 3 minutes.

  • STEP FOUR

    Cover, reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 35 to 40 minutes. Do not use a lid with a vent that allows the steam to escape and never lift the lid while cooking.

  • STEP FIVE

    When finished cooking, stir the rice before serving. It should be light and fluffy.