Creamy Spanish Rice

Diane M.


This is a nice change from your standard potatoes or plain rice...My family members tried this and went back for seconds! They said it was like eating nachos!


★★★★★ 1 vote

1 Hr


  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 pkg
    spanish style rice-a-roni
  • 1/2 medium
    diced onion
  • 1 can(s)
    diced tomatoes (14 oz)
  • 1 can(s)
    diced chiles
  • 2 c
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of chicken soup
  • 1 pt
    sour cream
  • 2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 c
    crushed tortilla chips
  • ·
    chipotle tabasco to taste

How to Make Creamy Spanish Rice


  1. Melt butter in lg. saucepan. add rice and onion and brown, approx. 6 mins. stirring constantly. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9x13 glass pan.
  2. Add seasoning packet, tomatoes, chiles, and water. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and cook until liquid is aborbed and rice is tender, about 20 mins.
  3. Add soup, sour cream and half of cheese, stir to mix and spoon into glass pan. Sprinkle remaining cheese and crushed tortilla chips on top.
    Bake uncovered for approx. 20-25 mins or until hot and bubbly.
  4. (the chipotle tabasco can be added with the soup and sour cream or just let people sprinkle on afterwards according to individual tastes.)

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About Creamy Spanish Rice

Regional Style: Mexican

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