Spanish Rice with Avocado

         Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Spanish, Rice

1 tb Butter or margerine 1 tb Olive oil 1 sm Onion, finely chopped 1 Clove garlic, finely minced 1 c Uncooked rice (I used -basmati) 1/4 ts Salt 1/4 ts Dried oregano, crushed 1/4 ts Ground cumin 1/4 ts Ground tumeric 1 cn 14 1/2 oz chicken broth, or -1 3/4 chicken stock 1 sm Avocado Place butter and oil in 2-quart pan over medium heat. When butter is melted, add onion and garlic; cook until onion is tender. Add rice; cook, stirring constantly, 3 minutes or until rice looks milky and opaque. Add salt, oregano, cumin, tumeric, and chicken broth. Bring to a boil. cover; reduce heat and simmer 20-25 minutes or until rice is tender and all liquid is absorbed. Peel and pit avocado; dice. Fluff up rice with fork; add avocado and toss gently. Turn off heat; let stand 5 minutes before serving. NOTES: I have also made this with peeled, seeded, diced tomatoes instead of avocado.