Real Recipes From Real Home Cooks ®

zesty spanish rice

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Donna Brown
West TN, TN

This is a family favorite side dish, especially with Mexican menues. It is off the Rice-a-Roni site and is very easy to prepare. You can make it a main course, if you'd like, by adding browned ground beef or turkey.

★★★★★ 1
method Stove Top

Ingredients For zesty spanish rice

  • 1 pkg
    spanish rice-a-roni mix with vermicelli
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 c
    warm water
  • 1 can
    diced tomatoes

How To Make zesty spanish rice

  • 1
    In a large skillet, melt butter. Stir in rice/vermicelli mix and cook until vermicelli is slightly browned. Add special seasoning packet, tomatoes and water. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 - 20 minutes. Top with chopped cilantro or parsley.

Categories & Tags for Zesty Spanish Rice: