"spanish" veggie rice

Spanish Veggie Rice Recipe

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Catherine Badowski


I love veggies and rice so I mixed them together with some seasoning. Like all my recipes, I eye everything and always change out things for what I have available to me. This can be made as a side or made into a meal with protein added... chicken, pork, etc...

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10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


1 1/2 c
white rice
3 c
chicken stock
3 Tbsp
olive oil
1 Tbsp
minced garlic
1 stick
celery (small dice)
1/2 medium
white onion (small dice)
5 small
baby carrots (small dice)
1/2 c
peas, frozen
1/4 c
green olives (sliced)(optional)
1 pkg
adobo sazon seasoning
1 1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1 1/2 tsp
onion powder
4 Tbsp
goya sofrito sauce
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make "spanish" veggie rice


  • 1Prepare rice as directed, substituting the water for chicken stock.
  • 2In medium saucepan, heat oil. Add garlic and all veggies (except peas and olives) and cook till tender. Cook frozen peas separately so as not to get mushy.
  • 3When veggies are tender, add peas, olives, sazon seasoning, onion and garlic powder to hot mixture. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • 4Mix together cooked rice, veggie mixture, olives and a few tablespoons of sofrito sauce to add color and a little more flavor.

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About "spanish" veggie rice

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Spanish
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #rice, #Dish, #vegetables