Authentic Mexican Rice

1 cup long grain white rice, preferably Comet brand
2.5 cups water
1.5 tablespoons tomato knorr
1 garlic clove, minced
1 green bell pepper, sliced thick
1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Stir together the water and knorr, heat in the microwave on high for 4 minutes.
Meanwhile, In a large skillet heat oil over medium/high heat, add the rice and garlic, saute for 3 minutes then add the bell pepper, stirring constantly to prevent burning. Continue to cook the rice until lightly browned.
Add the hot water/knorr mixture and bring to boil. DO NOT STIR, VERY IMPORTANT!
Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for approx 20 minutes or until all the water has evaporated.
Let sit for 5 minutes before serving.


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