- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
- 1/2 cup tomatoes with green chilies
- 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 2 cups water
- 2 to 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, optional
- In a skillet, saute onion and green pepper in oil for about 2 minutes. Add rice and stir until coated with oil. Add tomatoes, turmeric, cumin, salt, garlic powder and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, about 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Add cilantro if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Reviews for Texas-Style Spanish Rice
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"Very good and easy...I drained the tomatoes and used the whole can."
"We loved this!! I used the whole can of tomatoes, too, like one of the other reviewers. I don't normally care for Spanish rice, but this is tasty!!"
"I made this recipe yesterday and it was delish. My son enjoyed it. It was easy and didn't require a lot of ingredients."
"Wow this is good. Only change was using brown rice. Next time I may use corn as others suggested but no need to mess with this recipe much."
"This is a great recipe. The spice level is perfect!. I usually use brown rice and add some frozen corn. This recipe is a keeper!"