Arroz Vago (Lazy Rice)

Ingredients:
1 pound ground meat
1 tablespoon Homemade Adobo
2 tablespoons or 2 cubes Basic Sofrito
1 package of sazon
1/2 teaspoon oregano, crushed
1 teaspoon cumin, ground
1 tablespoon capers
1 bay leaf
1/2 cup water
2 ounces tomato sauce
2 cups rice
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 medium onion, finely diced
1 can chick peas
10 ounces frozen or canned mixed vegetables (drained if canned)
16 ounces broth, preferably chicken
1 cup cooking ham, diced

Directions:
Mix first 10 ingredients and cook over medium high heat.
When meat is cooked bring temperature down as low as possible
without turning off to keep warm. Spread rice atlong bottom
of baking casserole or pot. Place rest of ingredients including meat over rice.
Cover.  Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes or cook stovetop
in a pot over medium heat for about 35 minutes.
Puerto Rican Recipes
Arroz Vago (Lazy Rice)
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