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easy spanish rice

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kathy W
New Carlisle, OH

This is my quick and easy version of Spanish Rice. I use it for a main course, but you can also use it as a side dish. Make it spicy or not.

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
method Stove Top

Ingredients For easy spanish rice

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 md
    onion, diced
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1
    green pepper, diced
  • 1 c
    basmati rice, rinsed and drained
  • 1 pkg
    morningstar farm® meal starters grillers® recipe crumbles™ (or if you desire, 1 lb ground beef, cooked and drained)
  • 3 c
    vegetable juice (such as v8®) or tomato juice
  • dash
    cayenne (to taste)
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make easy spanish rice

  • 1
    Heat oil in large skillet. Add onion, garlic and green pepper and saute until tender.
  • 2
    Stir in rice. Cook for 2 minutes. Add Grillers (or ground beef), vegetable juice, cayenne and salt and pepper. Cover and cook until rice is tender and has absorbed the liquid-about 20 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • 3
    Adjust seasoning, if necessary, and serve.