Simple Spanish Rice

Rich, smoky, fire roasted tomatoes provide a unique flavor twist in this new version of a classic recipe.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive oil
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
medium green bell pepper, diced (1/2 cup)
1
cup uncooked regular long-grain rice
1/4
teaspoon coarse salt (kosher or sea salt)
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (14 oz) reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook garlic, onion and bell pepper in oil about 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until crisp-tender. Stir in rice, salt and crushed red pepper.
  • 2 Stir in tomatoes and broth. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until rice is tender.

Expert Tips

Serve as a side dish with enchiladas or tacos. Or, stir in cooked black beans and use as a burrito filling.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
350mg
350%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.