Easy Old Fashion Spanish Rice-Connie's

Connie Ottman


The origination of this recipe is unknown. What I do know is that my family has been tweaking this for years. This is the version my family uses and it's wonderful. Easy to make, one pan dish that's a highlight of any meal. Enjoy!


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25 Min
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1/2 c
green pepper, seeded and chopped
1/4 c
onion, chopped
1 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 tsp
dried basil, crushed
1/2 tsp
dried rosemary, crushed
2 Tbsp
bacon grease (olive oil or cooking oil could also be used instead)
2 c
chicken sock or broth
1 c
regular white rice
1 c
tomato, peeled and chopped
1 tsp
1/8 tsp
black pepper
fresh parley for garnish
sour cream for topping (if desired, we don't use it very much)

How to Make Easy Old Fashion Spanish Rice-Connie's


  • 1In a large skillet with a lid,, cook green pepper, onion, garlic, basil, and rosemary in bacon grease or substitute until veggies are tender.
  • 2Stir in chicken stock.
  • 3Add rice, tomato, salt, and pepper to pan.
  • 4Cook, covered, over low heat until rice is done (about 20 minutes).
  • 5Fluff rice mixture and garnish with parsley. Top with a dab of sour cream if desired.
  • 6Enjoy!

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About Easy Old Fashion Spanish Rice-Connie's

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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