Spanish Rice

Tammy T


I make this when making Mexi/American food. It is my go to spanish rice recipe. Love it! Hope you do too!

Photo by: CCheryl

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15 Min


20 Min


1/2 c
chopped onion (1 medium)
1/2 c
green bell pepper
clove garlic, minced
1 Tbsp
cooking oil
1 tsp
chili powder
28 oz
can tomatoes, undrained and cut up
3/4 c
uncooked long grain rice
4 oz
can diced green chile peppers, undrained
*** several dashes bottled hot pepper sauce (optional)
1 c
salt and pepper
1/2 c
shredded cheddar cheese (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

In a large skillet cook onion, green pepper, and garlic in hot oil until tender. Add chili powder; cook 1 minute more. Stir in undrained tomatoes, rice, chile peppers, hot pepper sauce, 1 cup water, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Bring to a boil then reduce heat. Simmer covered for about 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Put in serving dish and sprinkle with the cheddar cheese. If needed, put dish in micro for 1 1/2 mins to melt cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #cheese