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Vegetarian Spanish Rice Recipe

Vegetarian Spanish Rice Recipe

This rice recipe has been in our family for years. It's handy when you're in a hurry for a side dish to complement almost any main dish, not just Tex-Mex fare. —Sharon Donat of Kalispell, Montana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) vegetable broth
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine all ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 156 calories, 1g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 350mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch.

Reviews for Vegetarian Spanish Rice

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beccarooster 249278
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2016

"I am not confident at all in my rice-cooking skills but this recipe was easy and came out great. I used a can of tomatoes that had peppers in it and I also added a little cumin and tony chacheres. I also used jasmine rice because I didn't realize that we were out of regular rice. It was so good."

2princesses2luv 77162
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2014

"So quick & easy."

ConnieK 60696
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2012

"Tasty and quick to make. Great side for mexican dishes."

Holmescsh 206875
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2011

"Too many tomatoes"

keverwann 77158
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2011

"This is what my husband asks for every time we have enchiladas or tacos or taco salad, etc. We tried it once and we don't see a need to try any others. Four thumbs up!"

lanecrew29 60695
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2011

"Fantastic and flavorful! I made it with chicken broth and petite diced tomatoes. Served it with burritos. Big hit at our house - everyone loves it. This will be made again and again!"

Michell408 60606
Reviewed Mar. 15, 2010

"Easy and tasty. Goes great with burritos or fajitas."

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