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Spanish Rice II


"Rice is sauteed with onion and green bell pepper, and then simmered with water, chopped tomatoes and spices."
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40 m servings 270 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 270 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 7.6 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.7g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 882 mg
  • 35%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat oil in a deep skillet over medium heat. Saute rice, onion, and bell pepper until rice is browned and onions are tender.
  2. Stir in water and tomatoes. Season with chili powder and salt. Cover, and simmer for 30 minutes, or until rice is cooked and liquid is absorbed.

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I have made this recipe for probably about 16 years now. I wanted to throw out there some suggestions to make it taste more authinic. #1.Use bacon grease instead of vegetable oil. #2. Add choppe...

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Maybe I'm not doing it right but it turned out soggy and bland. I had to add a lot of seasoning to spice it up, but I couldn't make it less soggy. Won't make again.

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I have made this recipe for probably about 16 years now. I wanted to throw out there some suggestions to make it taste more authinic. #1.Use bacon grease instead of vegetable oil. #2. Add choppe...

I am a great lover of Spanish cooking and recipes, and have several of my own. This is probably the best rice recipe I have tasted--after I made two alterations. I used Chicken stock in place ...

A fine recipe on its own, but can be perfected(at least to my tastes) with a few alterations. 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup uncooked white rice 2 green onions, chopped 1 large jalepeno,...

Nice recipe! I used beef broth instead of water, and added some minced garlic and 3/4 teaspoon of cumin. Just before serving I topped this off with some shredded cheddar cheese. Delicious!

A friend of mine makes a wonderful spanish rice and i couldnt get her on the phone so i looked this one up. I was very happy with my decision. My whole family loved this recipe. I used 1 1/2 tea...

I followed another reviewers advice and added a clove of garlic. I used a heaping teaspoon of chili powder (2 seemed too much to me) & have to say this was some of the best Spanish rice I've ev...

Very good! And very simple. I did substitute a can of low sodium chicken broth for the water, added a little chopped garlic, and used a can of Rotell Fiesta flavor tomatoes with cilantro and li...

Like most others, I used chicken stock instead of water. Mine was too time I'll add less chili powder. There was a big difference in the taste of this recipe and a box. This tast...

This is a great rice recipe! I made it last weekend for my Mothers birthday and everyone loved it. I added a few sprinkles of cumin, but other than that didn't stray from the recipe, thanks Da...