Spanish Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 104.0
  • Total Fat: 3.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 106.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 2.2 g

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From Better Homes & Gardens Cookbook, p 80. From Better Homes & Gardens Cookbook, p 80.
Number of Servings: 5


    1/2 cup chopped onion
    1/2 cup chopped green sweet pepper
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1 tbsp olive oil
    1 tsp chili powder
    1 28-ounce can tomatoes, undrained and cut up
    3/4 cup uncooked brown rice
    1 4-ounce can diced green chile peppers, undrained
    Several dashes bottled hot sauce (optional)


In a large skillet cook onion, sweet pepper, and garlic in hot oil until tender. Add chili powder; cook 1 minute more. Stir in undrained tomatoes, rice, chiles, hot sauce, 1 cup water, 1/4 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp black pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 20 minutes or until rice is tender and most of liquid is absorbed.

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LOVELYMRSB.

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  • How big is a serving size of this?? - 9/14/08

    Reply from LOVELYMRSB (9/14/08)
    That's the thing - I've had to eyeball it. I'd say maybe 3/4 cup? I'm not sure. The book I borrowed it from doesn't specify, and I know how frustrating that is. I'd try to eyeball it though.

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  • I added some crushed red pepper, cumin and used no sodium added tomatoes and we loved it - 7/18/08

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