Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice Recipe

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Cyndi Holman


My friend Elva taught me how to do "authentic" Spanish Rice - so this is just as good as you get in any restaurant.


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10 Min
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1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 c
white rice (regular or converted, but not instant)
2 Tbsp
chopped onion
1 clove
garlic, minced or pressed through garlic press
2 c
water or chicken broth
2 tsp
chicken bouillon granules (if you used water)
2 Tbsp
chopped peeled tomato (i use some canned diced tomatoes)
1/3 c
frozen peas or mixed vegetables
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper

How to Make Spanish Rice


  • 1In a heavy saucepan, sauté rice in oil over medium heat until rice is brown. Add onion and garlic; sauté another minute or so.
  • 2Add remaining ingredients. Cover; bring to a boil.
  • 3Lower heat and simmer approximately 15 minutes or until all liquid is absorbed.

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About Spanish Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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