Spanish Brown Short Grain Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 251.5
  • Total Fat: 5.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.0 mg
  • Sodium: 696.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
  • Protein: 8.3 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1 can (14.5oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
    3 cups of Liquid (water or chix broth incl. juice from tomatoes)
    1/2 tsp. Salt (or to taste)
    1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
    1 Bell Pepper, Medium (chopped)
    1 Onion, Medium (chopped)
    2 Cloves of Garlic, Minced
    1 1/2 cups Short Grain Brown Rice


Drain tomatoes, reserving liquid. Add enough water or broth to make 3 cups; set aside.

Heat oil in a large heavy sauce pan with tight fitting lid. Add pepper, onion and garlic; saute briefly.

Add rice stir to coat.

Add the 3 cups of liquid, bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Add tomatoes, cover and continue to cook for 20 more minutes.

Remove from heat, let stand in covered pot for 10 more minutes. Fluff with fork.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ROSIE-NJ.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Delicious................ - 7/26/20

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    I made this recipe with low fat tacos for my whole family. And they LOVED this rice. They loved the whole meal, actually. Great recipe! - 5/21/10

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    sounds like what I make, except I add ground beef and some spice: red pepper and cumin! - 10/31/09

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    easy to prepare and taste great. best i have every had - 2/7/09

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    This recipe is great. Awesome rice!
    - 11/13/08