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Get ready for delicious & easy Instant Pot Vegan Mexican Rice that is ready in no time.  This oil free WFPB recipe is the BEST and made all in one pot.  Great for Taco Tuesday, Mexican Monday, or any day of the week for a side or to make burrito bowls with .#wfpb #vegan #Mexican #tacotuesday #wholefoodplantbased #plantbasedrecipes #plantbaseddiet #glutenfree #instantpot #oilfree #healthyveganrecipes #vegetarian

So a few weeks ago I shared the recipe to my Instant Pot No-Soak Vegan Charro Beans Recipe, but we can’t forget to add the Mexican Rice for Taco Night! This Instant Pot Vegan Mexican Rice Recipe is oil free, gluten free, and super easy! Yummy!

If you only have one Instant Pot like me and want to make both recipes on the same night, make the charro beans first, and then wash out the Instant Pot and make the Vegan Mexican Rice recipe next. This is because sometimes the rice can stick to the Instant Pot and make cleaning take a little longer.

While this recipe only takes about 25 minutes, it will take extra time for your Instant Pot to come to pressure, which can vary by size & model of your pressure cooker so be sure to factor that in.

What type of brown rice to use in this Instant Pot Vegan Mexican Rice recipe?

Get ready for delicious & easy Instant Pot Vegan Mexican Rice that is ready in no time. This oil free WFPB recipe is the BEST and made all in one pot. Great for Taco Tuesday, Mexican Monday, or any day of the week for a side or to make burrito bowls with .#wfpb #vegan #Mexican #tacotuesday #wholefoodplantbased #plantbasedrecipes #plantbaseddiet #glutenfree #instantpot #oilfree #healthyveganrecipes #vegetarian

I prefer to use long grain brown rice and my favorites are brown basmati rice (for a more firmer texture) or brown jasmine rice (for a softer, stickier texture). But you can use any dry brown rice you have or can find. Always be sure to rinse your brown rice in a fine mesh sieve before using.

What kind of brown rice to buy to avoid high arsenic exposure

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I recommend you buy brown rice that was grown in California, India, Thailand, or Pakistan because of the potential exposure to inorganic arsenic. Avoid buying rice that was grown in the “cotton belt” – Arkansas, Texas, and Louisiana. Even though the use of arsenic has been discontinued it persists in the soil and the rice soaks it up when growing; even if the product says organic it can still have arsenic if grown in these areas. Read the side of the bag to see where it was grown to make sure. Lundberg is a good brand of rice that is grown in California.

To learn more about arsenic in rice check out this great article from Food Revolution Network.

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Instant Pot Vegan Mexican Rice (oil free, whole food plant based)

This Instant Pot Vegan Mexican Rice recipe comes together super fast and easy and has so much flavor! It's oil free, dairy free, gluten free, and whole food plant based for a healthy Taco night.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 133kcal
Author: Kim Murphy

Equipment

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Rinse brown rice in a fine mesh sieve. Add all ingredients to the Instant Pot (or pressure cooker) and stir to mix well.
  • Cook on manual high pressure for 10 minutes, then let pressure naturally release for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, do a quick release and open the lid. Fluff with a fork and serve.

Notes

This goes great with Instant Pot No-Soak Vegan Charro Beans –  https://simplyplantbasedkitchen.com/easy-instant-pot-no-soak-vegan-charro-beans-recipe-oil-free-wfpb/

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 133kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Sodium: 354mg | Potassium: 196mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 296IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg
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