Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 162.0
  • Total Fat: 5.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,070.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 2.5 g

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More like Mexican Rice. . . More like Mexican Rice. . .
Number of Servings: 6


    Canola Oil, 2 tbsp
    Rice, white, long-grain, regular, raw, enriched, 1 cup
    2 Cups water
    Salt, 1 tsp
    Knorr Chicken Bouillon, 2 tsp
    Tomato Sauce, 1/2 cup


In a medium size metalic skillet brown 1 c. of white rice with oil. Don't get it too dark, just enough for the rice to turn a barely golden color.

Add 1/2 cup of tomato sauce along with 2 cups of water once it has been browned a bit.

Next add the salt and bouillon seasonings.
Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LANILEI82.


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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very Good! I cut the salt to almost nothing and added 3/4 t of cumin and cilantro, next time I will increase both of these and will try using salsa instead of tomato sauce to add a bit more flavor. Thank you for sharing! - 3/21/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Love this!!! I added a clove of garlic to the rice when browning it. Also, cut the salt added black pepper and oregano. - 11/14/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    the only thing I did to make it taste more like my abuelitas was add 1 tbls of cumin. - 10/21/10

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  • You can do this without the oil, without the salt and reduce the sodium and fat a heck of a lot. Just throw the chicken bouillion in with the rice when you boil it, add cayenne/cajun spice/chili powder and then garnish with chopped green onions when it's finished. - 7/16/13

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  • My boyfriend loved this rice and it was so simple to make. Thanks for the great recipe! - 2/1/13

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