Spanish Rice Recipe

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


Submitted by karmakrash

Makes 5 servings



Spanish rice is usually made with white rice, and you can substitute white rice for the brown rice, but brown was all I had on hand. Traditionally, Spanish rice is also prepared with lard. Brown rice and olive oil ... my mom would be ashamed.

Recipe Ingredients for Spanish Rice

4 roma tomatoes
1/2 onion
1 tbsp olive oil
1 cup brown rice
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup vegetable broth

Recipe Directions for Spanish Rice

  1. Puree the tomatoes and onion in a blender or food processor.

  2. Heat the olive oil in a deep skillet over medium heat. Add the rice and garlic. Saute until the rice is opaque, stirring constantly.

  3. Add the tomato mixture. Stir until the rice is evenly distributed in the sauce.

  4. Add the broth and stir. Cover, lower the heat, and cook for approximately 30 minutes. Check occasionally for dryness and doneness. Stir in a little more broth if necessary to prevent burning.

Categories

Rice, Side Dish, Mexican, Saute, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 199.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
193
Calories from Fat
38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.2g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Potassium
397mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
34.4g
11%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
3.2g
Protein
4.9g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 3% Iron 6%
* 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
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in vitamin C
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