Spanish Rice

Nancy Allen


This makes for a very flavorful side dish you can serve with Beef, Chicken, Pork or Fish.

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25 Min
30 Min


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1 c
long grain white (or your favorite)
1 medium
red, green, or yellow bell pepper
1 small
yellow onion, minced
3/4 c
chedder cheese, shredded
1 small
can of tomato paste
1/4 c
water, you cooked your rice in
1 tsp
salt & black pepper, to taste
1/2 tsp
chili powder (optional)
italian seasoning (optional)

How to Make Spanish Rice


  • 1Preheat you oven to 350 and grease a 9x9 glass dish with Pam or Crisco spray (Thats what I use) set aside.
  • 2I cook my rice(use package directions) on the stove in a saucepan till almost done but not completely (will finish cooking in the oven)and save 1/4 cup of the rice water or more if needed.
  • 3Mix together your onion, bell pepper, salt & Pepper,chili powder(opt.), italian seasoning (opt.),and your small tomato paste and mix gently into drained rice,add 1/4c.rice water blend well
  • 4Place rice mixture in dish and spread chedder over surface evenly, cover with a piece of foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven but be careful when you remove foil so steam dosent burn you, enjoy! May want to salt & Pepper as needed.

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About Spanish Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Spanish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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