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Spanish Rice Recipe
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Spanish Rice Recipe

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You'll find my Spanish Rice is so much better than any boxed variety found in grocery stores. Best of all, it can be prepared in about the same time as those so-called convenience foods using items found in your pantry.—Anne Yaeger, Washington DC, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 cups uncooked Minute® White Rice
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 beef bouillon cubes
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 217 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 886 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add rice and stir until browned. Add remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10-15 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Remove bay leaf before serving. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Spanish Rice in Taste of Home August/September 1994, p11

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 217 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 886 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Reviews for Spanish Rice(32)

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Reviewed May. 11, 2014

I was looking forward to making this, and it was quite easy. Wasn't yummy at all. No flavor. Need to add some sauce, to get some flavor.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 6, 2014

I followed the recipe but sauteed the chopped onion and garlic together with the rice before adding the other ingredients. I also threw everything into a rice cooker so I didn't have to make sure it doesn't overcook. Turned out perfectly! Delicious!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2014

Very easy and yummy. I added some cumin and chili powder for more flavor since I didn't have broth. Thanks!

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Reviewed Jan. 17, 2014

Delish! I sautéed chopped onion and a chopped sweet pepper along with the rice. Also used a can of diced tomatoes with jalapeño to add a bit of zip. Finally, I added sliced, fully cooked chorizo sausage at the very end to make this a complete meal. Dinner was a BIG hit!

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Reviewed Aug. 10, 2013

can I use same recipe in a rice cooker (14 cup)

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