Easy Spanish Rice (lighter recipe)

Easy Spanish Rice (<I>lighter recipe</I>)

A flavorful side dish to serve with your favorite Mexican foods!

Prep Time

05

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
cup uncooked regular long-grain rice
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2 1/2
cups water
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
3/4
teaspoon chili powder
1/8
teaspoon garlic powder
1
can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1
small green bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
  1. Spray 10-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Cook rice and onion in skillet over medium heat about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until rice is golden brown and onion is tender.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender.
Makes 6 servings (about 1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Any color of bell pepper will work in this zesty rice dish.
Simplify
Not interested in chopping veggies? You can buy chopped onions and green bell peppers in the freezer case near other frozen vegetables.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 135
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 820 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 32 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 3 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.