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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10 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


  • 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


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

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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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