Basic Spanish Rice

Basic Spanish Rice

Add something tasty to your family’s Spanish dinner! Enjoy this spicy rice that’s stir in tomato sauce – a wonderful meal.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
medium onion, finely chopped
1
small green bell pepper, chopped
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
2 1/2
cups water
1
teaspoon salt
3/4
teaspoon chili powder
1/8
teaspoon garlic powder
1
can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  1. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes. Cook onion and uncooked rice in the oil about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until rice is golden brown.
  2. Remove skillet from heat. Stir in bell pepper, water, salt, chili powder, garlic powder and tomato sauce. Heat to boiling over high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook about 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender and tomato sauce is absorbed.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip:
For extra flavor, sprinkle 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese over Spanish Rice just before serving.
Tip:
Serve with warmed tortillas or toasted pita bread.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 265
    • (Calories from Fat 65),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 930mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 48g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
  • Protein 5g;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.