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Simple Spanish Rice Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Simple Spanish Rice

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"This is something my grandmother used to make, but she never used a recipe. It took me a long time to figure out just what she did. I think this is as close to hers as it gets. It's just a simple rice side dish, but if you add a pound of cooked ground beef or chicken you can serve it as a meal. I hope you enjoy."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir rice, onion, and bell pepper in hot oil until the vegetables are slightly tender and rice is lightly browned, 7 to 10 minutes.
  2. Stir diced tomatoes, vegetable juice, tomato sauce, water, sugar, lemon juice, salt, and pepper into the rice mixture. Bring to a simmer, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook at a simmer until the liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes more.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • COOK 30 mins
  • READY IN 40 mins
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Jan 25, 2013

I don't keep instant rice in the house, I used regular long grain rice in place of the instant. It just took a little longer to cook. I also used a red bell pepper instead of green and lime juice instead of lemon juice. The boys really liked this rice, especially the youngest. I'd make this again.

 
Feb 01, 2013

Even after leaving out the tomato sauce completely, this was too tomato-y for us. The sweet, tomato flavor totally predominated this as a side dish.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 359 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 51.5 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 14.5 g
  • 22%
  • Fiber
  • 4.4 g
  • 18%
  • Protein
  • 5.8 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 1270 mg
  • 51%

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

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