Easy Spanish Rice

Kathy W


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.


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Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 medium
    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(es)
    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.

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About Easy Spanish Rice

Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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