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Spicy Spanish Rice Recipe
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Spicy Spanish Rice Recipe

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This is a tasty dish perk up any “ho-hum” dinner. We especially like it with chicken enchiladas. I also prepare it for potlucks and family get-togethers. It’s a little different to bake rice, but it’s handy to not have to watch it on the stove. You can make the rice less spicy by choosing a more mild variety of the canned tomatoes with green chilies.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 55 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 55 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cans (10 ounces each) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 186 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 290 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a greased 2-qt. baking dish, combine rice, onion, olives, cumin, tomatoes, water and oil. Cover and bake 45 minutes.
  2. Stir in cheese. Bake, uncovered, 10-15 minutes longer or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Stir in cilantro if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Spanish Rice in Country Extra January 2007, p49

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 186 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 290 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 31, 2011

"Delicious rice dish. Wife loves olives, so we added some extra, and cilantro is a must. Not really all that spicy, but just enough for us, and we usually like really spicy dishes. Look forward to making this again!"

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