Easy Spanish Rice

Easy Spanish Rice

The name says it all. You can toss this spicy rice dish together in no time!

Prep Time

05

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
cup uncooked regular rice
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
2 1/2
cups water
1
can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1
small green bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
3/4
teaspoon chili powder
1/8
teaspoon garlic powder
  1. Cook rice and onion in oil in 10-inch skillet over medium heat about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, 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
Out of garlic powder? If you have garlic salt on hand, use it instead. Decrease regular salt to 1/2 teaspoon, adding more if needed when the dish is done.
Variation
Turn this great side dish into an easy main dish by adding a pound of ground beef, sausage or turkey, cooked and crumbled.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 180
    • (Calories from Fat 45 ),
  • Total Fat 5 g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 840 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 32 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2 g,
  • Protein 3 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.