Hearty Spanish Rice Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Hearty Spanish Rice Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Hearty Spanish Rice

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"For this rich and satisfying dish, rice is cooked in bouillon and mixed with rich tomato sauce, corn, chili powder, and cilantro."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    40 mins

    55 mins


  1. In 3-quart saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat and cook onion, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes.
  2. Add rice and garlic and continue cooking, stirring frequently, 1 minute. Stir in bouillon and water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered 15 minutes.
  3. Stir in pasta sauce, corn and chili powder. Return to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir in cilantro and let stand covered 10 minutes before serving. Garnish, if desired, with additional chopped fresh cilantro.
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Sep 10, 2009

This was a decent recipe with some potential. I made a couple of changes. I sauteed the onion for 5 minutes, then added the garlic and sauteed for a minute or two before adding the chicken. I also added a jalapena pepper (finely diced) with the pasta sauce, etc. Rice did come out a bit too watery, next time I may cut down to 3 cups and see if that helps.

Mar 30, 2010

My family enjoyed this rice. It was simple and made a nice side dish. It makes a ton though so you could make it as an entree with or with out some meat added. Just don't cook it too long! I did not use cilantro because I don't care for it.


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  • Calories
  • 234 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 46.4 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 3.5 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 10.9 g
  • 44%
  • Protein
  • 5.6 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 480 mg
  • 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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