Best Spanish Rice Recipe

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Submitted by schadylady

Makes 5 servings



"The combination of salsa and chicken broth makes this easy recipe very tasty!" Use low sodium broth to lower the sodium content.

Recipe Ingredients for Best Spanish Rice

2 tablespoons oil
2 tablespoons chopped onion
1 1/2 cups uncooked white rice
2 cups low sodium chicken broth
1 cup chunky salsa

Recipe Directions for Best Spanish Rice

  1. Heat oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat. Stir in onion, and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.

  2. Mix rice into skillet, stirring often. When rice begins to brown, stir in chicken broth and salsa. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 20 minutes, until liquid has been absorbed.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 212.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
272
Calories from Fat
53
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.9g
9%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
343mg
14%
Potassium
224mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
48.4g
16%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
5.6g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 3% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
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