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Easy Spanish Rice Recipe

Looking for an easy Easy Spanish Rice recipe? Learn how to make Easy Spanish Rice using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by Mary_RD

Makes 6 servings



This is so easy to make, you'll wonder how you ever made tacos without this savory side dish; Prep time: 05 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes

Recipe Ingredients for Easy Spanish Rice

1 1/2 cups rice
2 1/2 cups chicken broth, unsalted
1 cup tomato sauce, unsalted
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped garlic
1/4 medium onion
2 tablespoons oil
6 tablespoons of finely chopped parsley (optional)

Recipe Directions for Easy Spanish Rice

  1. n a medium sauce pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add in the fresh garlic and onion. Saute for 1-2 minutes until softened. Add in dry rice. Stir for about 5 minutes until rice becomes a golden brown color.

  2. Add in broth and tomato sauce (Slowly into rice, not directly onto hot pan!) Add in the parsley if you're using it. Stir it up and bring to a boil. Once it starts boiling, turn the heat to low and cover. Let it simmer for 20 minutes and fluff with a fork.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 201.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.5g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
537mg
22%
Potassium
308mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
40.7g
14%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
2.3g
Protein
6.1g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 15%
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
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
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