Zesty Spanish Rice

Donna Brown


This is a family favorite side dish, especially with Mexican menues. It is off the Rice-a-Roni site and is very easy to prepare. You can make it a main course, if you'd like, by adding browned ground beef or turkey.


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  • 1 pkg
    spanish rice-a-roni mix with vermicelli
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 c
    warm water
  • 1 can(s)
    diced tomatoes

How to Make Zesty Spanish Rice


  1. In a large skillet, melt butter. Stir in rice/vermicelli mix and cook until vermicelli is slightly browned. Add special seasoning packet, tomatoes and water. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 - 20 minutes. Top with chopped cilantro or parsley.

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About Zesty Spanish Rice

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

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