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Homemade Spanish Rice

 Homemade Spanish Rice
Instant rice an convenient canned goods simplify the stovetop preparation of this tangy side dish from Flo Burtnett of Gage, Oklahoma. Its traditional taste makes it a perfect accompaniment to the Mexican-style entree.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup tomato juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard


  • In a large skillet, saute onion and green pepper in oil until tender.
  • Stir in the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat.
  • Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid
  • is absorbed. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 119 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 240 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.