Spanish Rice I

Spanish Rice I

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"This is a quick and easy way to spice up rice. Saute instant rice with onion, red bell pepper and green bell pepper. Then simmer with tomatoes and tomato juice and you've got a savory Spanish-style rice."


20 m servings 509 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 509 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 3.8 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 108.4g
  • 35%
  • Protein:
  • 10.8 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 684 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat combine oil, rice, onion, red bell pepper and green bell pepper. Saute until onions are translucent. Stir in mustard, salt, tomatoes and tomato juice; simmer for 5 minutes.
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  1. 61 Ratings


I chose this recipe to as a side dish for carne guisada. I live in the San Antonio area and found that the ingredients sounded about right and the prep uncommonly simple. To my suprise not only ...

My husband, the rice freak, LOVED this recipe and asks for it about once a week! Very easy to make and flexible enough to sub if you don't have everything on hand. I was out of tomato juice, s...

This recipe not only got an "A" in ease of preparation, but the taste was outstanding as well. I was a little confused as to whether or not you were supposed to cook the instant rice first (you'...

This recipe was good; I liked it better than the rice I eat out of many Mexican Restaurant. Something to look out for: When I increased the serving size to 20, it increased the number of veget...

I was looking for an easy Spanish rice recipe that tasted somewhat like my grandmother's. This one had far more liquid, too much for my taste. My family may have liked it better if I added more...

I thought this was very good. I'm not a very big spanish rice fan, but this was good. I did have to cook it longer than the recipe called for in order to get the rice soft. For all of the peo...

I really liked the flavor of this recipe but found it to be a bit too crunchy for my tastes when simmering for only 5 minutes. I would recommend simmering for longer so that the rice, oinions a...

Very good flavor. I used diced tomatoes with onions and peppers, so I deleted the green pepper. Also added about 1 tsp taco seasoning. Will definitely make again.

Great recipe! I added a 4 oz. can of green chilis, omitted the mustard, and used 1 can of diced tomatoes with the juice (no tomato juice). Also added a dash of cayenne pepper and 1 T of cumin.