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Spanish Rice

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Leah: "The best rice ever!!" Read More
8Ingredients
45Minutes
280Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 1 cup white rice (raw regular)
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/8 cup onion (chopped fine)
  • 1/8 cup cooking oil (doesn't matter what kind)
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    NutritionView More

    280Calories
    Sodium10% DV240mg
    Fat14% DV9g
    Protein10% DV5g
    Carbs15% DV46g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories280Calories from Fat80
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat9g14%
    Saturated Fat1g5%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol0mg0%
    Sodium240mg10%
    Potassium260mg7%
    Protein5g10%
    Calories from Fat80
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate46g15%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars6g12%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C4%
    Calcium4%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(49)

    Leah 7 hours ago
    The best rice ever!!
    Audrey Paviot 2 months ago
    Turned out great! Thanks for the simple recipe!
    Annette Bene 3 months ago
    This Spanish Rice is the bomb! Only thing I did different was that I used vegetable broth instead of plain water. Excellent!!!
    Kelley 4 months ago
    Great recipe. Used chicken broth instead
    Delicious! But I used low sodium veggie stick instead of water. I think it would be bland without it. The texture was perfect - moist but not wet at all
    Tamara Y. 5 months ago
    Used chicken stock instead of water & came out very flavorful.
    MD 7 months ago
    My husband says it’s the best Spanish rice he’s ever had and he’s grown up in SoCal. I’ll try adding peas, corn and carrots and switch the tomato sauce with some canned diced tomatoes with liquid. It was missing a little something I thought but was okay
    Distefano 7 months ago
    Amazing dish,super easy and very tasty!
    Heather 7 months ago
    Love it! So tasty and easy!
    COLE 7 months ago
    Tasted great and the whole family loved it! I used 1/2 t. garlic salt & 1/2 t. garlic powder
    loveYah 9 months ago
    i used a little less water than recipe called for, used garlic powder instead of garlic salt so i added salt and pepper. it was ahit with my family, but a little too "sticky". might reduce water even more next time and add in some chopped pepper.
    Erin Swaner a year ago
    it was easy to make, but a little bland
    McCarthy a year ago
    it was a little bland. think next time i will add some peppers and more seasonings.
    michael burdette a year ago
    This recipe was super simple, and very very very delicious! I cooked and seasoned according to the recipe except added a chicken bouillon, the rice was tender and flavorful. I will never make another Spanish rice! This one is perfection.
    Sayer a year ago
    Very good! I added a little extra oregano and it was delicious. Keep an eye on your rice as I accidentally burned the first batch and had to start over.
    Ashlyn Wright a year ago
    Rice came out so good. I used chicken broth instead of water. My family loved the taste!
    Randi L. a year ago
    Very good! I did not have tomato sauce so I used a 6oz can of tomato paste and added 2 more ounces of water to it to make it 8oz. I also added Cayenne pepper to it as I like a little heat in my spanish rice. I also added some red and green chopped peppers. My ? is if you brown the rice with the oil how does it turn white again? That seems like it has to be a MISPRINT in the recipe. No way it turns white again and I in no way over browned it. Also It took longer than 15 minutes to cook completely. More like 20-25 minutes. I believe too much water is required in this recipe and I would cut the water next time. BUT I would make this again. I did not believe that with these spices it would taste like real spanish rice but YES it does and it is delicious. Much more tomatoey than it should be but I like it like that.
    Rafael a year ago
    This was so yummy! 😋 I’m not a big fan of cumin, but it works for me in this recipe. I’ll definitely be making this again. Thanks for the great recipe! 😁
    tamara dingle 2 years ago
    OMG! Delicious!!! Followed instructions to a “T” and it was fantastic! And not enough!!!
    Savannah Loyola 2 years ago
    It didn’t turn out very tomatoey.
    Melissa P. 2 years ago
    This recipe is great. I do add in the veggies though, gotta get the kids to eat them somehow.
    Starich-Pluta 2 years ago
    Amazing! Everyone really loved it and raved about how authentic it was!
    Liesl 2 years ago
    Quick and easy to make as a side dish <3
    Ka 2 years ago
    Very easy to make & very tasty! Will definitely make it again!
    Chuton 2 years ago
    Quite nice as a side dish
    Cash 2 years ago
    This was very easy to make and the taste was very good. I also added some fried Kielbasa with it to make it a meal. My daughter added mozzarella cheese on hers. It was just a great meal for everyone.
    MommyofGirls 2 years ago
    Husband and kids (1 & 3) loved it! I loved the easy to follow instructions and was able to do it fast and easy. My go to for next time!
    nicole 2 years ago
    delicious! so much better than a box mix, quick and super easy too. my kids LOVED this
    Ceara McGhee 2 years ago
    this turned out fantastically! my whole family loved it so much and was upset that there wasnt more lol. will be making a double batch next time!
    Mack 2 years ago
    I would totally make this again. I was a bit confused at first but that was my own stupidity and it was super easy when i figured it out!!

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