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Basic Spanish Rice

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Basic Spanish Rice
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 4
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Add something tasty to your family’s Spanish dinner! Enjoy this spicy rice that’s stir in tomato sauce – a wonderful meal.
Updated Dec 30, 2010

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    For extra flavor, sprinkle 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese over Spanish Rice just before serving.
  • tip 2
    Serve with warmed tortillas or toasted pita bread.

Nutrition

265 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 48g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 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
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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